Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Analphabetic
 
Pronunciation: (an-al-fuh-BET-ik)
 
Definition: (adj, noun)
 
1) Illiterate.
2) Not alphabetical.
3) Representing sounds by composite signs rather than by single letters or symbols.
4) An illiterate person.
 
Etymology: From Greek analphabetos (not knowing the alphabet), from an- (not) + alphabetos (alphabet), from alpha + beta. Earliest documented use: 1876.
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