Today's Word of the Day
Indolent; Indolence n. Having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful, lazy: “an indolent person.”
Caprice n. A sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior.
Existential adj. (1) Of or relating to existence. (2) Concerned with existence, esp. human existence as viewed in the theories of existentialism. “An existential threat.”
Facetious adj. Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.
Tactile adj. (1) Of or connected with the sense of touch. (2) Perceptible by touch or apparently so; tangible: “A tactile keyboard.”
Propitious adj. (1) Indicating a good chance of success; favorable. “It was a propitious time to leave the party without offending the host.” (2) Favorably disposed toward someone.
Divergence n. (1) A difference or conflict in opinions, interests, wishes, etc. (2) The process or state of diverging.
Determinate adj. Having exact and discernible limits or form.
Mitigate v. (1) Make less severe, serious, or painful: “he wanted to mitigate the damages in court.” (2) Lessen the gravity of (an offense or mistake).