Pronounced: come-PORT, verb
Notes: I was pretty close to the right definition
The word sophrosyne is “moderation; discretion; prudence”
Our word is another one that didn’t have information about when it came into English
Background / Comments
Our word is a great one to sprinkle into conversation; with the idea of being sound of mind or having discretion, it seem like a good word to know. It comes from the Greek word sōphrosýnē (soundness of mind; prudence; temperance), which is derived from sṓphrōn (prudence).