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Beautiful Words (P)

When I call a word beautiful, sometimes it refers to the meaning behind the word. Sometimes it refers to how the word sounds as it rolls over the tongue.

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Posted on Aug 10— 1 year ago

Beautiful Words (O)

When I call a word beautiful, sometimes it refers to the meaning behind the word. Sometimes it refers to how the word sounds as it rolls over the tongue.

Oasis: (n) fertile, vibrant, or green spot in a desert or wasteland

Oblivion: (n) condition or quality of being completely forgotten, void, forgetfulness

Obsequious: (adj) fawning, sycophantic, servile

Obsidian: (n) volcanic glass of a black shade

Ocelot: (n) undomesticated cat, like a small leopard

Odalisque: (n) female servant, female servant in a harem

Oeillade: (n) an amorous glance, ogle

Oleander: (n) type of flower

Opacity: (n) opaqueness, obscurity, impenetrability

Opalescent: (adj) milky and iridescent, shimmering with the colors of an opal

Opaque: (adj/n) impenetrable to light, not reflecting light, difficult to explain or understand

Ophidian: (adj) snake-like, like, shaped like, or relating to snakes

Opulence: (n) wealth, affluence, great abundance, profusion, pretentiousness

Opusculum: (n) minor work of literature

Orchestra: (n) large group of musicians with a variety of instruments

Oscillate: (v) to swing in an uninterrupted motion

Ossuary: (n) place, container or receptacle for holding the bones of the dead

Otiose: (adj) indolent, lazy, serving no useful purpose, futile, being a leisure

Oubliette: (n) dungeon with only opening at the top

Posted on Jul 26— 1 year ago
filed under→ ·beautiful words ·language ·words ·definitions

other-wordly:

pronunciation | E-cha-rE-ba chO-de
submitted by | lacedwithkisses
submit words | here
Japanese script | 行逢りば兄弟
with thanks to | the 24 people who sent in the right pronunciation

Posted on Jul 15— 1 year ago

felicificability

civilwarswiss:

n. capacity for happiness

Posted on Jul 10— 1 year ago
filed under→ ·definitions ·words

other-wordly:

pronunciation | U-noy-a
submitted by | Azalea Mastio
submit words | here

Posted on Jul 01— 1 year ago
filed under→ ·english ·origin: greek ·beautiful ·words ·definitions

other-wordly:

pronunciation | ‘tin-tin-ab-U-lA-shun
submitted by | readreadrose, nimaimaasym
submit words | here

Posted on Jun 28— 1 year ago

Beautiful Words (N)

When I call a word beautiful, sometimes it refers to the meaning behind the word. Sometimes it refers to how the word sounds as it rolls over the tongue.

Nacreous: (adj) iridescent, pearly, like mother-of-pearl or nacre

Naiad: (n) a nymph, a river, lake, fountain, or spring nymph or spirit

Naïveté: (n) inexperience, quality of being naïve, artlessness

Nebulae: (n) pl. collection of astral gases

Nemesis: (n) source of harm or ruin, unconquerable foe or enemy, vengeful opponent

Nenuphar: (n) a water lily, especially an Egyptian lotus

Neophyte: (n) a novice, tyro, beginner

Nepenthe: (n) drug of forgetfulness, anti-depression drug, remedy for sorrow

Nepheliad: (n) cloud nymph, nymph designated or of the clouds

Nimbus: (n) dark, grey cloud bearing rain, splendid atmosphere or aura, cloudy radiance

Nirvana: (n) a place or state of rest, harmony, or pleasure

Nocive: (adj) harmful, injurious

Noctilucence: (adj) cloud phenomenon typified by lights at night, visible or glowing at night

Nonchalant: (adj) feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed, indifferent

Novae: (n) pl. collapsing or dying star

Novella: (n) short prose tale often characterized by moral teaching or satire

Novitiate: (n) novice, the living place of a novice, the state of being a novice, neophyte

Nugacious: (adj) trifling, trivial, insignificant, unimportant, worthless

Nullibicity: (n) state of non-existence, quality or state of being nowhere

Numeral: (n/adj) symbol used to represent, denote, or symbolize a number

Nymph: (n) seductive or lustful woman, fairy

Nymphet: (n) pubescent girl regarded as sexually desirable, young, sexually precocious girl

Posted on Jun 20— 1 year ago

other-wordly:

submitted by | taltioidakseni [nikopetteri]Unpoetic Car [araibito], and E A H X O X O [eahxoxo]
submit words | here

Posted on Jun 20— 1 year ago

other-wordly:

pronunciation | ‘E-sum\ (click link for pronunciation guide)
as far as I can tell | this word is extremely obsolete, so much so that it’s hard finding sources on the internet confirming its status as a ‘real word’. regardless, it’s an entertaining word, so I say we just run with it.

Posted on Jun 16— 1 year ago

crepuscular rays, n.

mediotutissimusibis:

1. rays of sunlight that appear to radiate from a single point in the sky. These rays, which stream through gaps in clouds or between other objects, are columns of sunlit air separated by darker cloud-shadowed regions.

Posted on Jun 09— 1 year ago
filed under→ ·definitions ·words

other-wordly:

pronunciation | \us-tU-‘lA-shun\ (click link for pronunciation guide)

Posted on Jun 09— 1 year ago
filed under→ ·origin: latin ·english ·words ·definitions

other-wordly:

pronunciation | \he-be-‘fren-E-a\ (click link for pronunciation guide)

Posted on Jun 08— 1 year ago

other-wordly:

pronunciation | "ep-an-or-‘thO-sis\

Posted on Jun 06— 1 year ago

other-wordly:

pronunciation | \or-O-tund\ (OAR-oh-tund)

Posted on Jun 04— 1 year ago
filed under→ ·english ·words ·definitions
Jayus – “A joke so poorly told and so unfunny that one cannot help but laugh” —Indonesia (via soskyhi)
Posted on Jun 01— 1 year ago