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Anomie

noun, Sociology.

A state or condition of individuals or society characterized by a breakdown or absence of social norms and values, as in the case of uprooted people. 22 more words

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New words - 20 March 2017

cruffin noun [C] /ˈkrʌf.ɪn/
a kind of small cake that is shaped like a muffin but made of pastry layers like a croissant

The cruffin is a droolworthy hybrid rolled in sugar and filled with everything from coffee crème to passion-fruit curd. 142 more words

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New words - 13 March 2017

immersive hybrid reality noun [U]
UK /ɪˈmɜː.sɪv ˌhaɪ.brɪd riˈæl.ə.ti/ US /ɪˈmɝː.sɪv ˌhaɪ.brɪd riˈæl.ə.t̬i/
a set of images and sounds, produced by a computer, that seem to represent a workplace environment… 181 more words

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Single Image Inspires Two New-Age Words

Writing month at the greenYgrey3 has hotted up tonight, with a single image inspiring two new gYgPOP words, with the greenYgrey world now of course in its gYgPOP era. 59 more words

Art

​Izzit? – F-bombs and other profanities are 'central to the human experience'

Swearing. Cursing. Cussing. Profanity. There are certain times and certain states of mind that call out for an F-bomb or other kind of “rude word.” Over at… 473 more words

Izzit

New words - 6 March 2017

ambient wellness noun [U] /ˌæm.bi.ənt ˈwel.nəs/
a state of improved health deliberately created by a company’s products and processes

Rising numbers will now expect brands to embed innovative health-boosting technologies into the environment around them. 175 more words

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