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Word of the Day – Feb. 4 – Abject

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Adjective: Abject  (AB-jekt) Definition: 1: Sunk to or existing in a low state or condition. 2: Cast down in spirit: spiritless. Also, showing hopelessness or resignation. 3: Expressing or offered in a humble and often ingratiating spirit. Example sentence: The organization is dedicated to alleviating the suffering of those living in abject poverty.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 4

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Hard times will always reveal true friends.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 3 – Nonce

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Noun: Nonce  (nons) Definition: The present, or immediate, occasion or purpose. Example sentence: I decided it was best to shelve the decision about a new paint color  for the nonce, and turn my focus on the new carpet for the living room, which needed to be done first.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 3

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Start learning how to say no without having to explain yourself.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 2 – Jeremiad

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Noun: Jeremiad  (jair-uh-MYE-ud) Definition: A prolonged lamentation or complaint; also, a cautionary or angry harangue. Example sentence: Mrs. White waggled a finger at us and launched into a doleful jeremiad about how we would come to no good end.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 2

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If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 1 – Pugnacious

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Adjective: Pugnacious  (puhg-NEY-shuhs) Definition: Inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome: belligerent. Example sentence: Rodney was always the most pugnacious player on the hockey team, and thus, was usually the one who spent the most time in the penalty box.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Feb. 1

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Jan. 29

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If you can’t keep your words, it’s better not to say “I promise.”

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Word of the Day – Jan. 29 – Nimiety

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Noun: Nimiety  (nih-MY-ih-tee) Definition: Excess, overabundance. Example sentence:  Charlotte had a nimiety of clothes in her closet and decided to donate many of them to a local charity.

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