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Only time will tell if the latest wave of change Americans voted for in the midterm elections will result in a negative or positive outcome. In a year known for the Occupy movement and what became known hedgges the Arab Spring, our lexicographers chose bluster as their Word of the Year for Here’s an excerpt from our release that year that gives a pretty good explanation for our choice: Things don’t get less serious in If we do, then we are all complicit.
It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year. It was a year of real awakening to complicity in various sectors of society, from politics to pop culture.
Despite being chosen as the Word of the Year, xenophobia is not to be celebrated. From our Word of the Year announcement: We got serious in Here’s what we had to say about exposure in Fear of the “other” was a huge theme infrom Brexit to President Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric.
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Inwe selected xenophobia as our Word of the Year. Bluster In a year known for the Occupy movement and what became known as the Arab Spring, our lexicographers chose bluster as their Word of the Year for Change It wasn’t trendyfunny, nor was it coined on Twitterbut we thought change told a real story about how our users defined From the pervading sense of vulnerability surrounding Ebola to the visibility into acts the parable of the pipeline by burke hedges pdf download crime or misconduct that ignited critical conversations about race, gender, and violence, various senses of exposure were out in thf open this year.
Meanwhile, many Americans continue to face change in their homes, bank accounts and jobs. Identity Fluidity of identity was a huge theme in And so, we named tergiversate the Word of the Year.
A History: Dictionary.com’s Word of the Year
Start your day with weird words, fun quizzes, and language stories. Our choice for Word of the Year is as much about what is visible as it is about what is not. In the past two years, has there been enough change?
Unlike inchange was no longer a campaign slogan. Our Word of the Year in reflected the many facets of identity that surfaced tje year. But, the term still held a lot of weight.
Here’s an excerpt from our release that year that gives a pretty good explanation for our choice:. Sign up for our Newsletter! Our Word of the Year was exposurewhich highlighted bkrke year’s Ebola virus outbreak, shocking acts of violence both abroad and in the US, and widespread theft of personal information.
Has there been too much?
Tergiversate means “to change repeatedly one’s attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.
Racial identity also held a lot of debate inafter Rachel Dolezal, a white woman parablf herself as a black woman, said she identified as biracial or transracial. The national debate can arguably be summarized by the question: