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gabreal commented on the word eclectricity
"Your eclectricity is really flowing today... Where did you find your muse?"
Noun: a word to describe the (often frantic and diverse) bouts of manic creativity that befall many artists and thinkers alike.
May 2, 2009
gabreal commented on the user yarb
Thanks! Good ideas...
May 1, 2009
gabreal commented on the word epicureanism
1. The philosophical system or doctrine of Epicurus, holding that the external world is a series of fortuitous combinations of atoms and that the highest good is pleasure, interpreted as freedom from disturbance or pain.
gabreal commented on the word phenomenalism
1. the doctrine that phenomena are the only objects of knowledge or the only form of reality.
2. the view that all things, including human beings, consist simply of the aggregate of their observable, sensory qualities.
1860–65; phenomenal + -ism
gabreal commented on the word beija-flor (portuguese)
Beija (kiss) - Flor (flower)...
kisses-flowers, aka: Hummingbird
gabreal commented on the word beija-flor
Beija (kiss) - flor (flower)... Kisses-flowers:
yes, this is the Portuguese word for "Hummingbird."
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