I Love Words

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    Synchronicity is my favorite one lately.

    I feel very lucky to be able to comunicate with words... my heart's tool.
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    Aug 8, 2015

    Vocabulary Veritas

    “A man with a scant vocabulary will almost certainly be a weak thinker. The richer and more copious one's vocabulary and the greater one's awareness of fine distinctions and subtle nuances of meaning, the more fertile and precise is likely to be one's thinking. Knowledge of...
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2013

    Unfuckwithable - when you're truly at peace &

    in touch with yourself nothing anyone says or does bothers you & no negativity can touch you.
    AliAlien AliAlien
    22-25
    1 Response Jan 31

    Word On The Ep Streets .......

    I have noticed how lazy my vocabulary has become. It is evident in my answers to questions, personal messages, etc. I would grimace to know how many times I have used the word " nice!" Its odd....because I LOVE words. Many years ago, at least ten, in noticing my lackluster vocab...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart
    56-60, F
    7 Responses May 19, 2012

    "If hedonic happiness is the happiness of the

    senses, then eudaemonic happiness is the happiness of the soul." – Craig and Marc Kielburger, Me to We: Finding Happiness in a Material World, 2008 so this i sthe first time that I've encountered hedonic and eudaemonic.... sweeeshhh..... i love them! Eudaemonic means...
    TheaRhyss TheaRhyss
    31-35, F
    Nov 24, 2015

    People often say I talk to much

    or use too many words. That's because I'm a word girl. I LOVE WORDS! I think only people who love words can understand this concept. To limit my words is to limit who I am. So many words in my head dying to get out. It's time to start my novel today!!!
    SouthernDaisy SouthernDaisy
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 11, 2014

    floccinaucinihilipication.

    ...one of the two longest words in the English language.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2015

    Antepenultimate Sometimes you need to refer

    to the last thing in a series, and we all feel fairly comfortable in what we call that thing (the last). Sometimes you need to refer to the second to last thing in a series, and you have a need to sound pedantic while doing so; in such cases you may refer to the penultimate. But...
    TheaRhyss TheaRhyss
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2015

    Stop abusing words. Cease being absurd.

    Absolutely abating are my ways of debating and concise is my belated refined consignation.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 22
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 17

    Do You Know

    How many times the word ********* is used in the book The Prince and the Pauper??? Of course they are using it as meaning to spit out, or put forth. The language is old English and I'm having to read it with my daughter. Wth?? LOL it's exhausting. But I do crack up when I read...
    soulrunher soulrunher
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Dec 3, 2013

    “Words have a taste,

    sweet but subtle, like dark chocolate; the scent of old bookshops; a flamenco rhythm; the feeling of the rain on your face on sunny days. Words are cruel and spiteful sometimes, wise and loving at others.” ~ Chloe Thurlow,
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jan 9

    Kawaakari(n) the gleam of last light on a

    river's surface at dusk; the glow of a river in the darkness.
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 26

    I never knew this: Technically,

    the first person ever to mesmerise anyone - that is, to leave someone so spellbound at what they have seen or heard - was Dr Franz Anton Mesmer (1734 - 1815), a leading Austrian physician who ruffled a few feathers in the medical establishment by using hypnotism as a way of...
    novembermoon novembermoon
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2015

    Askholes = People who continuously asks

    for advices, yet does the opposite of what you told them
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 22, 2014

    I make sure to learn at least one new word a

    day on my dictionary.com app.
    PrettiestPirate PrettiestPirate
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 17, 2015

    She was fascinated with words.

    To her, words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or potion that could be combined with other words to create powerful spells. -Dean Koontz-
    TesstheMess TesstheMess
    31-35, F
    Jan 30, 2014
    MississippiGal MississippiGal
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    Bissextus...No, this is not an old Roman phrase

    describing someone of variable romantic orientation.It is a word that really only has use once in a while - every four years, to be exact.It refers to the extra day that is added to the calendar to account for leap year.It is from the Latin "bissextilis" which literally means...
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    Mar 15

    Words are the framework into

    which we compartmentalize our reality. Reality is filtered through experience, which estimates the definition of these words. Experience is a simulated model of the causes behind the effects we can observe. All we understand is relative, while the truth sits forever in the...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
    Apr 6

    Word Definitions - Male And Female

    1. THINGY (thing-ee) n. a. female...Any part under a car's hood. b. male...The strap fastener on a woman's bra. 2. VULNERABLE (vul-ne-ra-bel) adj. a. female...Fully opening up one's self emotionally to another. b. male...Playing any sport without a "cup." 3. COMMUNICATION (ko...
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    1 Response Oct 22, 2012

    English is not my native language

    and I am always trying to improve by reading what native speakers write. While words come naturally to some, I find myself deliberating a lot before putting them down, thinking if it is the right word to express how I feel. I am amazed that in certain languages there are words...
    novembermoon novembermoon
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2015

    Mauerbauertraurigkeit n.

    the inexplicable urge to push people away, even close friends who you really like?as if all your social tastebuds suddenly went numb, leaving you unable to distinguish cheap politeness from the taste of genuine affection, unable to recognize its rich and ambiguous flavors, its...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    Feb 18
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2015

    Stay with me forever I wanted to whisper Your

    lips quivered to say something holding your hand i uttered stay with me for sometime more..you looked into my eyes helpless ,your dilemma i could read ..with a chuckle i whispered enjoy with your beloved shower her with love in abundance closing the windows of your soul so that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 7

    “Words are the dress of thoughts;

    which should no more be presented in rags, tatters, and dirt than your person should.” ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th Earl of Chesterfield)
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Aug 26, 2014

    Every night I have a session of soliloquy.

    Now it has become like an agenda. The chitter chatter inside my mind fuels my imaginations. After a hard day this is my relaxation. You might think how crazy it is. Yes right its damn crazy when I meet myself in my room alone and all sorts of questions come in rapid succession...
    winterfall winterfall
    41-45
    1 Response Sep 27, 2015

    Make Love To Me With Your Words....

    Your words blanket me and draw me into your world of fantasy. The mist descends and everything around us disappears... I watch your mouth move with sensual syllables, and your eyes alight with passionate fire. My soul submerges deeply into you as you weave a story of passionate...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Sep 15, 2013

    I am a lucky woman, I always have been.

    But perhaps it's my perspective in life that makes me feel lucky, even during any adversity.
    CruisingAlone CruisingAlone
    36-40
    Apr 16

    Okay, Im still reading through The Prince

    and the Pauper with daughter. You may remember my last post about how many times ********* appears in the book. WELL get this!!! Today we were reading and she was going along nicely when she looked at this words and tried to pronounce it, and looked at me like, is that right? I...
    soulrunher soulrunher
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 17, 2013

    The Right Word

    "The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. It's the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning." - Mark Twain
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2012

    Litost-this Czech term means 'a state of agony

    and torment created by the sudden sight of one?s own misery'.
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 2

    The past, the present,

    and the future, walked into a bar.... It was tense.................. 😊
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    46-50
    May 21, 2015

    Words With Me

    The largest number of stories I've posted on EP deal with the individual words I love and with quotes I carry in my mind and heart. I began collecting quotes at about age 30, and I have several hundred that I've committed to memory.  Most are attributed; some are contested or...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Aug 23, 2012

    Word Offerings-my Gifts To You

    May I challenge you with my words? May I motivate you in kind? Do I help you to deftly cope? Move you beyond the daily grind? May I offer you a new perspective? Gift you some magic oh so rare? May I offer you some love of mine? Show you how much I truly care? May I dance with...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses May 30, 2013

    Funny Words...

    Words are funny things.  They can hurt like the dickens. They can heal... be a balm after a brouhaha. They can paint pictures in your mind of pirates with their trusty blunderbuss...or that Friday night hootenanny...or that time you escaped the cops and hoosegow.  I’ve...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 16, 2013

    Position Vacant

    Don't want to be a friend with benefits. Don't want a father for my child. Don't need a man to provide. Don't need you to be my life. Not too concerned about being your wife. Now a partner, that, I can entertain. I want depth, I want devotion. I want passion, up against the wall...
    reusha reusha
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Feb 3, 2012

    Vagitus...I know what some of you are probably

    thinking. This word obviously has something to do with female anatomy. It actually doesn't.Definition: The crying or wailing of a newborn baby.Etymology: From the Latin vagitus (crying, wailing); from vagio (cry, wail).I assume you could have some fun with a new mother. As the...
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    1 Response Oct 29, 2015

    PLUVIOPHILE :n) a lover of rain,

    someone who finds joy and peace of mind during rainy days
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 15

    Synonym... “A synonym is a word you use

    when you can't spell the other one.” ~ Baltasar Gracián
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    1 Response Nov 21, 2014

    Words are poetry Words are mystery Words are

    candles of hope Words help to cope Words are music that tugs in heart while harsh words tear apart Making a soul to retreat. Words make us dream Words make us fall Words bind us Words inspire to stay strong Words are prose & verse Words are flights of fantasy Words are you & me...
    winterfall winterfall
    41-45
    Feb 20
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 31

    Word-Smithing

    Words! I am hungry for them, I am in love with them, I cherish them, I use them, I need them, I want them, I dream of them, really I do! Words run through my blood! Without them~ I am lost, I cannot sing or write, I cannot speak of love or magic or tell you who I am or what I...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Feb 15, 2012

    I love the word "literally.

    " I wonder why this is even in the English language, since I've hardly ever seen this word used correctly, but still..literally not a day goes by when I don't want to use it 🐋
    Pleiotropic Pleiotropic
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 12

    Epeolatry

    I could just as easily have posted this in the "I Like Learning New Words" group. Given its meaning, however, I thought this to be the more appropriate location.It is from the Greek "epos" (word) and "-latry (worship). As can be seen from the etymology, the definition is "the...
    sciguy18 sciguy18
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 30, 2013
    DutchMattiesaysgoodbyeEP DutchMattiesaysgoodbyeEP
    36-40, M
    Dec 6, 2015
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 19

    alexithymia : (n) difficulty in experiencing,

    expressing, and describing emotional responses. (One of my favorite words)
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 27

    Toska - noun- Russian word roughly translated

    as sadness, melancholia, lugubriousness. "No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. At less morbid levels it is a dull ache of the soul, a longing...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 28

    Long long back ago...

    ..I use to write a lot, words were the life that I can't live without and the friend that I can't stay away from. I use to wait for the moment that I will have my diary on my hand, to tell anything and everything in my heart. Time passed....and I lost it by comparing my words...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 14, 2015
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