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Word of the Day – Oct. 15 – Miasma

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Noun: Miasma  (mye-AZ-muh) Definition: 1:  A vaporous exhalation formerly believed to cause disease; also : a heavy vaporous emanation or atmosphere. 2:  An influence or atmosphere that tends to deplete or corrupt; also, an atmosphere that obscures: fog. Example sentence: While taking pictures on my recent trip to Ireland, I was glad I brought  a […]

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 15

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Don’t be afraid of losing people. Be afraid of losing yourself.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 14 – Obstreperous

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Adjective: Obstreperous  (uhb-STREP-er-us) Definition: Resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly, noisy, clamorous or boisterous. Example sentence: The nanny had her work cut out in a household where the obstreperous children had scared off three other nannies.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct 14

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Anyone can love you when the sun is shining. In the storms is where you learn who truly cares for you.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 13 – Proclivity

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Noun: Proclivity  (proh-KLIV-uh-tee) Definition: An inclination or predisposition toward something;  especially,  a strong inherent inclination toward something objectionable. Example sentence: Martin’s proclivity to lose his temper made him difficult to work with.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 13

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Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 12 – Circumlocution

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Noun: Circumlocution  (ser-kum-loh-KYOO-shun) Definition: The use of an unnecessarily large number of words to express an idea. Also, evasion in speech. Example sentence: If you have a complaint, please avoid needless circumlocution and get directly to the point so that we may resolve the issue sooner.  

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 12

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The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 9 – Xeric

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Adjective: Zeric  (ZEER-ik) Definition: Characterized by, relating to, or requiring only a small amount of moisture. Example sentence: My favorite houseplants are zeric plants such as the cactus, because I can’t always remember to water them.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 9

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None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an afterthought. Eat the delicious food. Walk in the sunshine. Jump in the ocean. Say the truth that you’re carrying in your heart like a hidden treasure. Be silly. Be kind. Be weird. There’s no time for anything else.

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