Word of the Week (WOW) 1st June, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. . It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week.

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To pariticipate, simply do a post with your word and leave a link to it as a comment on Heena’s WOW post.

 

 

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saudade\noun\saʊˈdɑːdə

(Especially with reference to songs or poetry) a feeling of longing, melancholy, or nostalgia that is supposedly characteristic of the Portuguese or Brazilian temperament

Example

1. “her songs are based on love poems and evoke a melancholy known to the Portuguese as saudade”

2. I often sit in one corner of my room, engulfed in saudade for my home, family, friends.

 

 

If you would like to check out more interesting words then visit Heena’s page:
Word Treasure

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