Category: English Vocab

maudlin

English For Perfection-Word Of The Day “MAUDLIN”

maudlin ˈmɔːdlɪn/ adjective: maudlin self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental. “a bout of maudlin self-pity” synonyms: sentimental, over-sentimental,...

English For Perfection-Word Of The Day “MAELSTROM”

maelstrom ˈmeɪlstrəm/ noun: maelstrom; plural noun: maelstroms a powerful whirlpool in the sea or a river. synonyms: whirlpool, vortex, eddy, swirl; literaryCharybdis...

English For Perfection-Word Of The Day “FACETIOUS”

facetious fəˈsiːʃəs/ adjective: facetious treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour; flippant. “a facetious remark” synonyms:...

English For Perfection-Word Of The Day “ENNUI”

ennui ɒnˈwiː/ noun: ennui a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement. “he succumbed to ennui and...

English For Perfection-Word Of The Day “EVANESCENT”

evanescent ɛvəˈnɛs(ə)nt,iːvəˈnɛs(ə)nt/ adjective: evanescent literary soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing....

English For Perfection-Word Of The Day “PANACEA”

panacea ˌpanəˈsiːə/ noun: panacea; plural noun: panaceas a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases. “the panacea for all corporate ills”...

English For Perfection- Word Of The Day “SOPORIFIC”

soporific ˌsɒpəˈrɪfɪk/ adjective adjective: soporific   tending to induce drowsiness or sleep. “the motion of the train had a somewhat soporific...

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