Word o’ Week

Werifesteria

Verb: To wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery.

Not only is the meaning of this word magical, but we also like the sound of it!

 

Tarantism

Noun: The uncontrollable urge to dance.

The Scriba team recently attended the Prolific North awards, and it’s fair to say we had a ‘tarantism’!

 

Eunoia

Noun: Well thinking.

The shortest word in the English language to contain all five main vowels.

Pluviophile

Noun: A lover of rain.

If you enjoy the sound of rain hitting against a window while relaxing on a Saturday afternoon, you’re definitely a ‘pluviophile’!

 

Pareidolia

Noun: A psychological phenomenon that causes people to see patterns in a random stimulus.

We’ve probably all experienced ‘pareidolia’ at some point in our lives – especially when cloud watching.