Pronounced: kuhn-DINE, adj
Notes: My pronunciation of this word was wrong; I had the accent on the first syllable
The word rident means “laughing; smiling; cheerful”
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).