Existential: 2019 Word of the Year

Dictionary.com has chosen existential as the Word of the Year for 2019. This is the 10th year Dictionary.com has selected a Word of the Year. Existential is indeed a suitable choice for 2019, especially considering the state of world affairs. Let’s hope ataraxy will be the Word of the Year in 2020.

existential: [eɡzəˈsten(t)SH(ə)l] adjective

relating to existence; philosophy concerned with existence, especially human existence as viewed in the theories of existentialism; logic affirming or implying the existence of a thing. Late 17th century origin, from late Latin existentialis, from existentia; check out the word existence.

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Tami Warren is the writer and creator of Namaste Negro. She lives life with daily doses of humor in Denver, Colorado. Tami earned a B.A. in Sociology, from the University of Colorado. Tami keeps it high, in the Mile High City. Humor is healthy, so cachinnate. Compassion and comedy are not required, but they are extremely helpful. We are all connected on this planet. So, we may as well greet each other and say, Namaste. Hate is heavy, be light.

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