demesne

Pronounced: dih-MAIN (alt: dih-MEEN), noun

Notes: Not only could I not pronounce this word, I didn’t know what it meant


Yesterday’s word

The word equanimous means “even-tempered: calm and composed in all circumstances”

First usage

Our word came into English in the mid-1600s

Background / Comments

Our word is a straightforward Latin word: aequs (equal; even) and animus (mind; spirit). This word is a great characteristic to be.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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