Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Compathy
 
Pronunciation: \ˈkämpəthē\
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) feelings, as happiness or grief, shared with another or others.
2) shared feeling (as of joy or sorrow).
 
Etymology: com + pathy

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Bobbery
 
Pronunciation: /BOB-uh-ree/
 
Definition: (noun, adj)
 
1) Squabble; commotion; confusion.
2) A disturbance; brawl.
3) (Hunting) Also called: bobbery pack a mixed pack of hunting dogs, often not belonging to any of the hound breeds
4) a noisy commotion
5) noisy or excitable
 
Etymology: A corruption of Hindi “bap re” (literally, oh father!), an exclamation of surprise, grief, etc., from bap (father) + re (oh). Earliest documented use: 1816.

Quote of the Day

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.

Henri Nouwen