Pronounced: SPRACK-guh-fuel, noun
Notes: This is a great word to know
The word sophrosyne means “soundness of mind, as expressed in moderation, self-control, and prudence
This word goes back to the late 1800s
Background / Comments
The word comes from the Greek word sophrosyne which comes from sophon (of sound mind, prudent). As I noted yesterday, the pronunciation is a bit unusual.