Motivation

Did you know…

Did you know…

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.”

— Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Motivation

WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY
Lackadaisical
la-kə-day-zə-kəl
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: English, 18th century
1

Lazy or disinterested

2

Lacking vitality or enthusiasm

Examples of Lackadaisical in a sentence

“Your lackadaisical attitude won’t get you far in the fast-paced corporate world.”

“He took a lackadaisical approach to school, submitting incomplete assignments after the deadline.”

Motivation

WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY
Mendacious
men-dey-shəs
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, early 17th century
1

Frequently dishonest or deceitful

2

Untrue

Examples of Mendacious in a sentence

“If you weren’t so mendacious, I would be more inclined to believe your story.”

“Her mendacious words were delivered with conviction, but there was no truth behind any of it.”

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WORD OF THE DAY

WORD OF THE DAY
Ephemeral
ə-fem-ər-əl
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Greek, 16th century
1

Fleeting or short-lived

2

Lasting for a single day

Examples of Ephemeral in a sentence

“My ephemeral romance lasted only through the summer, but I’ll always treasure it.”

“Fads are ephemeral — they’re popular for a short time before the masses move on to the next big thing.”

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WORD OF THE DAY

Milquetoast
milk-tōst
Part of speech: noun
Origin: American English, 1924
1

A timid or meek individual

2

Someone who is not assertive

Examples of Milquetoast in a sentence

“I love Jerry, but he can be a bit of a milquetoast when it comes to standing up for himself.”

“Don’t be such a milquetoast — go out there and tell them what you want.”