5 Words of the Work Week

5 Vocabulary Words of the Work Week (June 1-5)

Goal: Fit word of the day into normal conversion. 


Monday

Eccentric (Adjective)- irregular; erratic; peculiar; odd;

Example: Roger Goodell’s eccentric suspension of Ray Rice, resulted in extreme backlash towards him.


Tuesday

Imbecility (Noun)- An instance of weakness; stupidity; silliness; absurdity.

Example: Adults say that college is a time of imbecility, because students are coming of age.


Wednesday

Chauvinism (Noun)- Excessive or prejudiced loyalty or support for one’s own cause, group, or gender.

Example: Chauvinism in Europe during 1939, sparked World War II.


Thursday

Callous (Adjective)- insensitive; indifferent; unsympathetic towards others.

Example: The callous actions of George Zimmerman, resulted in the death of Trayvon Martin.


Friday

Vitriolic (Adjective)- filled with bitter criticism or malice.

Example: When Mark Zuckerberg first created Facebook, he received vitriolic criticism from his peers.


 

Quote of the Week:

“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out” – John Wooden

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