isonomy

Pronounced: aye-SON-uh-mee, noun Notes: I recognized parts of the word, but I couldn’t define it Yesterday’s word The word breviloquence means “speaking briefly and concisely” First usage This word came into English in the mid-1600s Background / Comments Our word comes from the Latin word breviloquentia, which comes from brevis (short) and loquentia (speaking). YouContinue reading “isonomy”

exeleutherostomize

Pronounced: ex-uh-luth-uh-ROS-tuh-mize, verb Notes: A nice fancy word that we could use Yesterday’s word The word vitiate means to make faulty or defective; impair to debase in moral or aesthetic status to make ineffective First usage This word came into English in the mid-1500s Background / Comments Our word comes from the Latin word vitiumContinue reading “exeleutherostomize”