Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,
Nehama
med_cat
1word1day

Friday word: Eutaxy

Eutaxy, n. (yoo-tak-see, yoo-tak-see): good order or management.

Examples:

The meeting, in fact, put the final touches to the establishment of the first real Stock Exchange; henceforward eutaxy was to reign.

Charles Duguid, The Story of the Stock Exchange, 1901


That most excellent, harmonious eutaxy in Heaven which God himself settled from the beginning amongst the Angels, is a thing more perfect than that which we call political liberty on earth ... ,

"Trial of Lieutenant-Colonel John Lilburne," Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors, Vol. IV, 1809

Etymology:


Greek, from the Greek adjective eutaktos, "well arranged".

First use:

Early 1600s

(from dictionary.com Word of the Day, Sept. 12, 2016)
Tags: e, greek, noun, wordsmith: med_cat
Subscribe

  • Wednesday Word: Sfumato

    Sfumato - noun. Sfumato is an art term that describes a painting technique where the edges are blurred and blended, leaving a super soft…

  • Saturday Word: Zarf

    Howdy friends, I'm still here! I'm barrelling towards the end of the semester and haven't had a few minutes to sit down and queue up entries. Zarf…

  • 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

    Error

    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 

  • 0 comments