Todays Word:”schwarmerei”

Word: schwarmerei

PRONUNCIATION:

(shver-muh-RY)

MEANING:

noun:
1. Extravagant enthusiasm.
2. Excessive sentimentality.

ETYMOLOGY:

From Schwärmerei (enthusiasm), from schwärmen (to swarm, to be wild or mad about). Earliest documented use: 1845.

USAGE:

“True fulfillment flowed solely from whatever they had in common, for that was always a condition of schwarmerei.”
Jonathan Thomas; Midnight Call and Other Stories; Hippocampus Press; 2008

 

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