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The Misadventures of Messie Jessie

Word of the Day November 30, 2008

Filed under: Word of the Day — Messie Jessie @ 9:15 pm
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Desideratum:

-Something that is needed or wanted

-Something considered necessary or highly desirable

-Anything desired; that of which the lack is felt; a want generally felt and acknowledge

How I encountered this word:

Well, I think I am going to keep the happenstance of this word to myself since, as my mom put it, it was part of “cutsie talk”. However, looking up analogous definitions of the word lead my mind to scrutinize of the exact meaning of the usage. I will have to ask the rhetorician for elaboration…

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