Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday word: Eutaxy

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


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


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

First use:

Early 1600s

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

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