Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday word: Mogigraphia

Mogigraphia (n.):

1. also known as cheirospasm, chirospasm and graphospasm – writer’s cramp; hand cramps.
2. having creative difficulty in writing.

Etymology: From Greek mogis (with difficulty) + graph (writing).

(pic via Writer's Circle FB pg; definition from victoriousvocabulary Tumblr ["A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles"])
Tags: greek, m, noun, wordsmith: med_cat

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