Word love

In addition to being a fictionophile – I am also a logophile.

logophile

words are magic

I have long been a lover of words.  When I encounter one with which I am unfamiliar, one which sounds delightful, or, one which expresses an obscure emotion, I will share them here.

The definitions are in alphabetical order.

abstemious

aduncate

balter

clowder

duende

eccedentesiast

ethereal

fernweh

fika definition

gallimaufry

gowpen

grimalkin

groak

hiraeth

hypophrenia

ineffable

isolophilia

jouska

kenopsia

lambent

latibule definition

listen and silent

marcid

nemophilist

otiose

paralian

pluvious

selcouth

skeevy
solivigant

sonder

svelte

vellichor

Quotes about Words

“You could get the words all straight and neat between the lines, but the meaning was in the way they zigzagged toward a person when you gave them life.”Tamara Valentine (“What the waves know”)

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