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Saturday Word: Eunoia

eu·noi·a [u-NO-ya]:
origin: (2 BC) Greek, εὖ= "well, good" + νόος= "mind, spirit" [1 Cor 7:3, Eph 6:7]

noun
1. A speaker entrusted to have the good will of their audience in mind; benevolent.
one of three precepts necessary for Phronesis = "practical thinking"
2. Medical; a state of perfect mental health.
3. The shortest English word containing all five vowels.
4. Poetry book by Christian Bök, each chapter restricted to a single vowel.

*btw- my mouse is acting up, which is maddening, so this post took longer to compose than usual.
Tags: e, greek, medical, noun, wordsmith: theidolhands
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