Category Archives: Words

The Camouflage

Some say the branches
lifted, ran and flew.
Some say the nakedness
runs wild here for new.

Some say the eyes
are to blame the fall
But few know,
The colors give it all.

The Camouflage.

DSC_6738


Aberrant

Meaning of aberrant

Meaning of  ‘aberrant’

aberrant |ˈabərənt, əˈber-| adjective | departing from an accepted standard.

Quote | “What is equally striking to me is this … there isn’t a sense of a community solving problems together, rather there’s punishment for aberrant individuals.” -Alfie Kohn


Ubiquitous Assimilation

Photographs on my wall

Photographs on my wall

Meaning | Ubiquitous Assimilation

ubiquitous |yo͞oˈbikwətəs| adjective | present, appearing, or found everywhere

assimilate |əˈsiməˌlāt| verb |   take in (information, ideas, or culture) and understand, absorb and integrate (people, ideas, or culture) fully

Example from Poetry | A Moment…

Example from Movie | The Detachment

          Mr. Barthes: What is that mean (Assimilation)?
          Student girl: To take something in.
          Mr. Barthes: Okay, excellent. To absorb. Anyone (ubiquitous)?
          Student girl: Everywhere, all the time. Mr. Barthes: So what is, obiquitous-assimilation?
          George: Always absorbing everything everywhere all the time.
          Mr. Barthes: Well done, GeorgeHow are you to imagine anything, if the images are always provided for you?


Discover

discover |disˈkəvər|

verb |  find (something or someone) unexpectedly or in the course of a search

be the first to find or observe (a place, substance, or scientific phenomenon) or to recognize the potential of.

Quote | I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I myself I seem to have been only like a boy  playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me. ” – Sir Isaac Newton


Cessation

cessation | seˈsāSHən

noun | the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end.

Quote | “Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this   moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


Intellect

intellect |ˈintlˌekt|

noun | the faculty of reasoning and understanding objectively, esp. with regard to
abstract or academic matters;
the understanding or mental powers of a particular person

Quote | “The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.”
-Sigmund Freud


Challenge

challenge |ˈCHalənj|

noun | a call to take part in a contest or competition, esp. a duel;
a task or situation that tests someone’s abilities;
an objection or query as to the truth of something, often with an implicit
demand for proof.

Quote | “If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn’t worth anything until you
do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open
ocean is a real challenge, because it’s life or death.”
– Morgan Freeman