Word of the Day – Ruthless

Word of the Day : July 13, 2021 Ruthless adjective ROOTH-lus Definition : having no pity : merciless, cruel Did you know? Ruthless can be defined as "without ruth" or "having no ruth." So what, then, is ruth? The noun ruth, which is now considerably less common than ruthless, means "compassion for the misery of another," "sorrow for one's own faults," or "remorse." … Continue reading Word of the Day – Ruthless

Word of the Day – Quondam

Word of the Day : July 5, 2021 Quondam adjective KWAHN-dum Defintion : former, sometime Did you know? Looking for an unusual and creative way to say "former"? Quondam (which came to English in the 16th century from Latin quondam, meaning "at one time" or "formerly") certainly fits the bill. Or maybe you'd prefer one of its synonyms: whilom, ci-devant, or preterit. Or you … Continue reading Word of the Day – Quondam