Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Taken from Rare Words:

1. Acosmist- One who believes that nothing exists.

2. Paralian- A person who lives near the sea.

3. Aureate- Pertaining to the fancy or flowery words used by poets.


  1. Oh, I think being an acosmist would be really sad. I'd love to be a paralian, though!

  2. Hi Mary Ann,

    I knew aureate, but both of the other words are knew to me and great words to know.

    I would love to be a paralian and as we are going to Cornwall for a short holiday in a few weeks time, I shall hopefully remember it and try using it in a few conversations whilst I am there.

    Whilst I don't believe in God, I am not sure that I could deny the existence of the universe, after all it is out there, visible to all surely!

    Great words this week, thanks for sharing.


  3. Paralian is fabulous! Thank you for sharing these words, TBM!

  4. I'm happy to declare that I had never heard of any of those words, but I'm proud to now say that I am a paralian!

  5. Bermudaonion, Brona Joy- Me too!

    Yvonne- you also!

    Suko- Glad you stopped by.

  6. I have never heard of any of these words before. Very educational!