Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Logomachy
 
Pronunciation: /lōˈɡäməkē/
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) an argument about words
 
Etymology: mid 16th century: from Greek logomakhia, from logos ‘word’ + -makhia ‘fighting.’

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Laconic
 
Pronunciation: (lə-ˈkä-nik)
 
Defintion: (noun)
 
1) brief and to the point; effectively cut short
 
2) (of a person, speech, or style of writing) using very few words
 
Etymology:
 
mid 16th century (in the sense ‘Laconian’): via Latin from Greek Lakōnikos, from Lakōn ‘Laconia, Sparta,’ the Spartans being known for their terse speech.