American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The course between extremes.
- n. A position of balance between good and evil.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. the way of wisdom and safety between extremes; sufficiency without excess; moderation.
- n. the middle between extremes
- n. the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long)
“The golden mean lay somewhere between the hall-bink and the ash-pit; somewhere between Rutherford's ecstasy and Gordon's depression.”
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Discombobulating the illiterate since the middle of the last century.
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
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