-Wednesday’s word of the day-

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Today’s word of the day is: PAROXYSM

noun [Par-uh k-siz-uh m]

  1. any sudden, violent outburst; a fit of violent action or emotion: paroxysms of rage.
  2. Pathology. a severe attack or a sudden increase in intensity of a disease, usually recurring periodically.

Origin: Greece
Paroxysm finds its roots in the Greek noun paroxysmós meaning “irritation.” It entered English with the medical sense in the early 1400’s.

For more information, visit dictionary.com

❤ MeLzY

 

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