We love words – Calm

Today we take a look at the word: Calm.
calm
kɑːm/
adjective
adjective: calm; comparative adjective: calmer; superlative adjective: calmest
  1. 1.
    not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions.
    “she had to keep calm at all costs”
    • (of a place) peaceful after violent activity.
      “the city was reported to be calm, but army patrols remained”
  2. 2.
    (of the weather) pleasantly free from wind.
    “the night was clear and calm”
    synonyms: windless, still, tranquil, quiet, serene, peaceful, pacific, undisturbed, restful, balmy,halcyon

    “the night was clear and calm”
    antonyms: windy, stormy
noun
noun: calm
  1. 1.
    the absence of strong emotions; calm feelings.
    “his usual calm deserted him”
    synonyms: composure, coolness, calmness, self-possession, sangfroid, presence of mind, poise,aplomb, self-control; More

    antonyms: anxiety
  2. 2.
    the absence of wind.
    “in the centre of the storm calm prevailed”
    • still air represented by force 0 on the Beaufort scale (less than 1 knot or 1 km/h).
    • an area of the sea without wind.
      plural noun: calms
      “flat calms”
verb
verb: calm; 3rd person present: calms; past tense: calmed; past participle: calmed; gerund or present participle: calming
  1. 1.
    make (someone) tranquil and quiet; soothe.
    “I took him inside and tried to calm him down
    antonyms: excite, upset
    • (of a person) become tranquil and quiet.
      “gradually I calmed down and lost my anxiety”
      synonyms: compose oneself, recover/regain one’s composure, control oneself, recover/regain one’s self-control, pull oneself together, keep one’s head, simmer down, cool down,cool off, take it easy; More

      antonyms: lose one’s temper
Origin
late Middle English: via one of the Romance languages from Greek kauma ‘heat (of the day)’.
Source: Wikipedia

We love words – Bliss

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Today’s word is Bliss:

bliss
blɪs/
noun
noun: bliss
  1. 1.
    perfect happiness; great joy.
    “she gave a sigh of bliss”
    synonyms: joy, pleasure, delight, happiness, gladness, ecstasy, elation, rapture, euphoria,heaven, paradise, seventh heaven, cloud nine, Eden, Utopia, Arcadia; More

    antonyms: misery

verb

informal
verb: bliss; 3rd person present: blisses; past tense: blissed; past participle: blissed; gerund or present participle: blissing; adjective: blissed-out
  1. 1.
    reach a state of perfect happiness, oblivious of everything else.
    “Josh is just blissed out, always smiling”
Origin
Old English blīths, bliss, of Germanic origin; related to blithe.
Source: Wikipedia

We love Words – Ineffable

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Today we take a look at another interesting word: Ineffable.
ineffable
ɪnˈɛfəb(ə)l/
adjective
adjective: ineffable
  1. too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words.
    “the ineffable mysteries of the soul”
    synonyms: inexpressible, indescribable, beyond words, beyond description, beggaring description;More

    • not to be uttered.
      “the ineffable Hebrew name that gentiles write as Jehovah”
Origin
late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin ineffabilis, from in- ‘not’ + effabilis (see effable).
Source: Wikipedia
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We love words – Tenacity

Today we take a look at the word Tenacity

the quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip.
“the sheer tenacity of the limpet”
synonyms: persistence, pertinacity, determination, perseverance, doggedness, tenaciousness,single-mindedness, strength of will, firmness of purpose, strength of purpose, fixity of purpose, bulldog spirit, tirelessness, indefatigability, resolution, resoluteness, resolve,firmness, patience, purposefulness, staunchness, steadfastness, constancy, staying power, application, diligence, assiduity, sedulousness, insistence, relentlessness,inexorability, inexorableness, implacability, inflexibility; More

  • the quality or fact of being very determined; determination.
    “you have to admire the tenacity of these two guys”
  • the quality or fact of continuing to exist; persistence.
    “the tenacity of certain myths within the historical record”

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We love words – Expansive

Today we take a look at the word Expansive.

We find some interesting synonyms:

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We love Words – Bold

Today we touch the word Bold.

Being bold means “not hesitating or fearful; courageous and daring. Beyond the usual limits of conventional thought or action. Imaginative. Necessitating courage and daring. Challenging“. 

We find really interesting synonyms for being Bold:

Audacious, fearless, valiant, valorous, intrepid.

 

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