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Word of the Day – Oct. 21 – Nocebo

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Noun: Nocebo  (noh-SEE-boh) Definition: A harmless substance that when taken by a patient is associated with harmful effects due to negative expectations or the psychological condition of the patient. Example sentence: A nocebo can induce itch or pain in research subjects who believe that these will be the expected results.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 21

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Build someone up. Put their insecurities to sleep. Remind them they’re worthy. Tell them they’re magical. Be light in an often too dim world.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 20 – Capitulate

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Verb: Capitulate  (kuh-PIH-chuh-layt) Definition: 1:  To surrender often after negotiation of terms. 2:  To cease resisting. Example sentence: The company will have to capitulate  to the labor union to avoid a strike.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 20

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There are secret opportunities inside every failure.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 19 – Oldster

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Noun: Oldster  (OHLD-ster) Definition: An old or elderly person. Example sentence: Even though my aunt is an oldster, she is pretty internet savvy, connecting and interacting with social media such as Facebook.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 19

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Don’t let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 16 – Vilipend

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Verb: Vilipend  (VIL-uh-pend) Definition: 1: To hold or treat as of little worth or account. 2. To express a low opinion of: disparge. Example sentence: As a women’s movement pioneer, Susan B. Anthony fought against the dicta of those who would vilipend women by treating them as second-class citizens.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Oct. 16

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Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.

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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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