Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: Paraphia

(Not to be confused with paraphilia as google was so determined to do!)

Paraphia: [pa·ra·phia]

Noun:  In medical terminology, any disorder of the sense of touch.  Also called parapsia. A blanket term for any number of things that could be wrong.

Etymology: Greek.  para, apart from or against + haphē, touch
Tags: greek, medical, noun, p, wordsmith: trellia_chan

  • Tuesday word: Purify

    Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021 Purify (verb) pu·ri·fy [pyoor-uh-fahy] verb (used with object) 1. to make pure; free from anything that debases,…

  • Tuesday word: Decry

    Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021 Decry (verb) decry [ dih-krahy ] verb (used with object) 1. to speak disparagingly of; denounce as faulty or worthless;…

  • Sunday Word: Ensorcelled, ensorceled

    Ensorcelled, ensorceled [en- sawr- suhl -d] past tense verb: bewitched, enchanted Examples: 'Charity,' drawing from W W's 'The Monkey's…

  • Post a new comment


    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded