Word of the Day- May 9, 2020

empirical
[əmˈpirik(ə)l]

ADJECTIVE
  1. based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic.
    “they provided considerable empirical evidence to support their argument”
    synonyms:

Word of the Day – May2, 2020

apoplectic

[ˌapəˈplektik]

ADJECTIVE
informal
  1. overcome with anger; extremely indignant.
    “Mark was apoplectic with rage at the decision”
    synonyms:
    furious · enraged · overcome with anger · infuriated · in a temper · incensed · raging · incandescent · wrathful · fuming · ranting · raving · seething · frenzied ·

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Word of the Day – April 4, 2020

timorous

(ˈtɪm ər əs)

adj.

1. full of or subject to fear.
2. characterized by or indicating fear or timidity: a timorous approach to a serious problem.
[1400–50; < Medieval Latin timōrōsus= Latin timōr-, s. of timor fear + -ōsus -ous]
tim′or•ous•ly, adv.
tim′or•ous•ness, n.