Pronounced: kuhn-DINE, adj

Notes: My pronunciation of this word was wrong; I had the accent on the first syllable

Yesterday’s word

The word rident means “laughing; smiling; cheerful”

First usage

Our word came into English in the early 1600s

Background / Comments

What a nice word to drop into conversation! It comes from the Latin word rīdent, related to the present participle of rīdēre (to laugh).

Published by Richard

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

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