Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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Derived from Lucia with the suffix -inda, first used by Cervantes in Don Quixote (1605).

Examples

  • Lucinda is very good at making things harder for herself than they necessarily need to be.

    An Interview With Meghan Daum

  • That's a harsh thing to say about a character you've created, particularly your narrator, but, in the beginning, Lucinda is about as provincial as it gets.

    An Interview With Meghan Daum

  • In the beginning of the novel, Lucinda is a person who is utterly terrified of living in a world that does not offer some degree of what she perceives as "hipness."

    An Interview With Meghan Daum

  • Currently Listening: Lucinda from the album “Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards [Disc 1]” by Tom Waits

    Next Sound Design Project | Living the Liminal

  • “OK, let me make a suggestion,” he said, raising his green eyes and taking in Lucinda in a teacherly way.

    Running Out of Music

  • “OK, let me make a suggestion,” he said, raising his green eyes and taking in Lucinda in a teacherly way.

    Running Out of Music

  • “OK, let me make a suggestion,” he said, raising his green eyes and taking in Lucinda in a teacherly way.

    Running Out of Music

  • Lucinda is a bit scumy, but I'm not sure I really like her.

    December 12th, 2002

  • Well Lucinda is printed and bundled, but I'll have to get some different envelopes. * sigh* Yet another trip to Target I guess.

    *whew*

  • Indeed, Lucinda and her widowed mother were positively poor, and hence a new dress was an event in Lucinda's existence.

    Chronicles of Avonlea

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