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Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday @ BermudaOnion What new words have you learned this week? Join Kathy at Bermudaonion to see more.

1. cosmogonic

Definition—pertaining to the branch of astronomy dealing with the origin of the universe

Use“The sea was considered a force of chaos, one that the pagans explained with gods or monsters and cosmogonic battle.”
~ Recalling the Hope of Glory

2. ammas

Definition—an abbes or spiritual mother

Use“Where acedia is concerned, the desert abbas and ammas advocate plentiful self-editing, and they employ harsh imagery to convey acedia’s power to distract us from it.”
~ Acedia & Me

3. opprobrious

Definition—outrageously disgraceful or shameful

Use“It is very easy to raise prejudice against a doctrine by attaching to it an opprobrious and misunderstood epithet.”
~ Redemption Accomplished and Applied



bermudaonion said...

Those are all great new words, but I don't think I'll be using them anytime soon. Thanks for participating today.

The Westie Loving Therapist said...

I enjoyed learning your words and want to try and work opprobrious into my vocabulary. Thanks for sharing!


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