Exploring Interesting Words

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We are using the word novaturient to describe our Summer Conversations guest Natalie Felix.

How do you pronounce it? What does it mean?  Here’s a humorous video from Don Huely on novaturient as the Daily Word: https://www.instagram.com/reel/Ct7KACovReN/

Oxford Dictionary https://www.oed.com/dictionary/novaturient_adj?tl=true&tab=factsheet
explains that the adjective novaturient earliest known usage was in the 1600’s and claims it is now considered obsolete. However, this word seems to have been added to the lexicon of those in the 21st century who are “desirous of a powerful change in their life or situation.”

Check out these blogs to see how others have explored and pondered the word NOVATURIENT:

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