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TelosianEmbrace
26th January 2012, 21:04
Words with a positive, uplifting vibration, please. And an explanation of what the word means to you. Love, of course, is a biggie.:p
Here's one. Miracle. For me, miracle is a special word because it evokes something out of the ordinary, out of the blue, and very, very special.

NeverMind
26th January 2012, 21:10
In English? Any word that starts with TH, or has TH in the middle of it.
Or at the end of it.
I just love the sound. :)

BTW, you may or may not know this, but a few years ago a British newspaper published a list of most beloved words (in English, obviously), and I believe the winner was marigold.

I like it very much myself. :)

noprophet
26th January 2012, 21:23
The term "word" not as a noun but rather in its slang form. It is the terminology of "I resonate with that" or "I see a lot of truth in that statement".

So innate is resonant energy in the hip hop community that it actually birthed a new usage off the noun "word" just to acknowledge it.

The original conversational thanks button. :P

13th Warrior
26th January 2012, 21:26
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TelosianEmbrace
26th January 2012, 21:28
Marigold! The flowers are beautiful, too. Over here in Australia it might be more like Banksia or Orchid... Marigold certainly rolls off the tongue in a delightful way! How about rhythm, for the TH sound?;)

NeverMind
26th January 2012, 21:48
Marigold! The flowers are beautiful, too. Over here in Australia it might be more like Banksia or Orchid... Marigold certainly rolls off the tongue in a delightful way! How about rhythm, for the TH sound?;)

Oh, rhythm is nice!
(Plus it always reminds me of Gershwin, so it's doubly nice. :))

Thaw, thunder, mirth... I like them all.

But I have to tell you - and I don't think I've told this to anyone, ever - every time I see something really beautiful, includings words that I like, I feel an irresistible urge to touch them with my fingers (on the screen, in a book).
Miracle is one of those words that I touch very often. : )

778 neighbour of some guy
26th January 2012, 21:54
:drum: Guava Jelly :drum: gets me in a mellow mood, always.

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TelosianEmbrace
26th January 2012, 22:24
Marigold! The flowers are beautiful, too. Over here in Australia it might be more like Banksia or Orchid... Marigold certainly rolls off the tongue in a delightful way! How about rhythm, for the TH sound?;)

Oh, rhythm is nice!
(Plus it always reminds me of Gershwin, so it's doubly nice. :))

Thaw, thunder, mirth... I like them all.

But I have to tell you - and I don't think I've told this to anyone, ever - every time I see something really beautiful, includings words that I like, I feel an irresistible urge to touch them with my fingers (on the screen, in a book).
Miracle is one of those words that I touch very often. : )

Is that thaw or could it just as easily be Thor!? There is a power and a resonance in Thor that, for me, is inescapable. For a long time I've thought that if I were to have a son, I would name him Thor! Masculine, powerful....

Carmody
26th January 2012, 22:54
When I was a teen, it would have been the word 'papers?', spoken as a question.

This was because the person approaching me had the 'materiel' to fill said rolling papers.

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Words with a positive, uplifting vibration, please. And an explanation of what the word means to you. Love, of course, is a biggie.:p
Here's one. Miracle. For me, miracle is a special word because it evokes something out of the ordinary, out of the blue, and very, very special.

However, so as not to mess with the thread's intent, I'll say I don't have any given favorite word.

Herbert
26th January 2012, 23:16
I don't have a word so here is a phrase I find very compelling:

'curvaceous synergistic syzygies' because it sounds like an integration of opposites yielding balanced resonance.

GaelVictor
26th January 2012, 23:23
Equilibrium because of it's asthetics.
Melancholia because of it's profoundness.
Lucifer because it's catalyst for enlightenment.

w1ndmill
26th January 2012, 23:44
I am fond of the words "resilient", "sensuous" and "snuggle" because they sound just like their meanings when they roll off your tongue . . . What a "delicious" question - oops, there goes another one . . . . :)

Setras
26th January 2012, 23:53
being english it would have to be "tea"

Ellisa
27th January 2012, 00:01
tinntinnabulation--- just for the way it sounds as you say it!
It means the sound of ringing bells- which is nice too!

And for a lovely word that is meaningful for me-' hiraeth".
It is a Welsh word (Pronounced hee-ryth) with no comparative meaning in English. it means longing for the past, homesickness perhaps, grief at the loss of a place or a past--- you see i can't describe it-- but any ex-pats among you, no matter where you are from, will know what that welsh word expresses in just one word.

It's a sad word, but sad in a sort of acknowledging way!

Alie
27th January 2012, 00:18
My favorite word --- HOPE ----

WhiteFeather
27th January 2012, 00:25
One, and very soon some day we will all live as One. Are you ready?

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NeverMind
27th January 2012, 01:41
Is that thaw or could it just as easily be Thor!? There is a power and a resonance in Thor that, for me, is inescapable. For a long time I've thought that if I were to have a son, I would name him Thor! Masculine, powerful....


My, my, you're a greedy one!
You would have Thor AND thunder neck to neck? :)
Isn't that one thunder thoo much? :-)
(I would say redundant, but that's a word I do NOT like.)

Thor is a very beautiful word, of course (and a beautiful name, too, although I wonder if it wouldn't be too much thunderous pressure on a tiny tot... :-))


And for a lovely word that is meaningful for me-' hiraeth".
It is a Welsh word (Pronounced hee-ryth) with no comparative meaning in English. it means longing for the past, homesickness perhaps, grief at the loss of a place or a past--- you see i can't describe it-- but any ex-pats among you, no matter where you are from, will know what that welsh word expresses in just one word.

It really is lovely - both the word and the notion. : )
From your description I would say its German equivalent would be Sehnsucht - which, funnily enough, is my favourite German word.

And I believe the Portuguese saudade probably is very close to its meaning, although not quite the same.
(I hope someone corrects me if I am wrong.)

daddy fishwick
27th January 2012, 01:52
Levitation, longevity, both sound nice to me.
I love latin and my favourite quote is: ego sum meus frater custodis, or, I am my brothers keeper!
All the best, Daddy

Nasu
27th January 2012, 01:53
Thanks TelosianEmbrace,

my word is: Mutual

In my humble opinion, it is the one word that best describes the most positive aspect to the meaning of life, the aspiration of a higher ideal.. N

watchZEITGEISTnow
27th January 2012, 01:55
** awesome **

TargeT
27th January 2012, 01:59
Chair

nice hard begining.. soft trail at the end... beautiful word

ghostrider
27th January 2012, 02:34
Booyah... for me kinda a hoo ra, or YESSSS ! or basically a fist pump with a word= BOOYAH. my favorite slang word.

TelosianEmbrace
27th January 2012, 03:08
Chrysalis, metamorphosis. I guess I like words that act like gates, or bridges, between one reality and another. So that with one word a reality can be transcended. I remember when I first heard the word 'catalyst' in chemistry classes. The concept of two coexisting substances needing a third to cause them to interact, sometimes violently, was a minor revelation to me.

PS. tintinnabulation- there is also tintinnabulum, or even tintinnum.:o

markpierre
27th January 2012, 03:17
Insanity. It explains EVERYTHING.

Actually I'm fond of the word 'embrace'. That explains itself.

lindabaker
27th January 2012, 03:34
Skunk is my favorite word because the vocalization of the word gives a clue as to what it means. I believe it is a Native American word, but I do not know from which tribe we have learned it. I also think skunks are beautiful animals. A lot of power there.

aranuk
27th January 2012, 04:01
Why is my favourite word. And if you were to ask me what my favourite two words were I would say Why Not.

Stan

ahamkara
27th January 2012, 04:27
"Serene" for what it implies, "Melody" for how it sounds.

Carmen
27th January 2012, 05:10
Honour, honourable. This is a great word and a great attribute sadly lacking in our world leaders today.

lux
27th January 2012, 05:26
"Lunch"


need i say more?

TelosianEmbrace
27th January 2012, 06:03
Feel. I remember a dark phase I was going through in my life, and to continue to give myself inspiration I wrote in the thin coating of dust on the back of the door the word 'Feel'. This was a reminder that no matter how dark the situation was, and how controlled I felt I was, if I kept in touch with my emotions I would get through. And I did.:wave:

Zillah
27th January 2012, 06:46
any word, if it comes from the heart.

and the word "OK." as in -- It's OK. And to know and feel that deeply.

meeradas
27th January 2012, 11:25
multilocation

ulli
27th January 2012, 11:43
Both....
As in "not only this, but also that. Both."

Curt
27th January 2012, 11:49
Chuckle. Or Pickle. Anything with an 'uckle' or an 'ikle' is on the shortlist. :biggrin1:

TelosianEmbrace
27th January 2012, 12:13
If someone gave me a tickle, that would make me chuckle!:nod:

Something I haven't had for all this incarnation and didn't recognise it until in my mid twenties. One step in this state is worth countless steps taken while in the illusion, and the word is... Freedom.

wolf_rt
27th January 2012, 12:39
Sesquipedalian - Given to the use of long words.

RMorgan
27th January 2012, 12:54
Hi everyone!

Well, my favorite word is "saudade". There┤s no proper translation to this word, which is Portuguese, to English.

If translated, it would be something like "I miss you", with a big tone of hope.

My second one is "esperanša" (the "š" is pronounced like "ss"), which means hope.

Cheers,

Raf.

BlueGem
27th January 2012, 13:05
RESPECT!

mutual of course. it is earned and given in truth and compassion

Ernie Nemeth
27th January 2012, 13:32
"super-cali-fragilistic-expi-ala-doshus.

If you say it loud enough it always sounds precocious."

DeBron
27th January 2012, 13:44
My favorite word? "DeBron"

I really like myself lol

NeverMind
27th January 2012, 13:53
I am my brothers keeper

I LOVE that saying myself.
(Because the answer to "Cain's" question always is: Yes, you ARE. Whether you want it or not.)


Chrysalis, metamorphosis. I guess I like words that act like gates, or bridges, between one reality and another. So that with one word a reality can be transcended. I remember when I first heard the word 'catalyst' in chemistry classes. The concept of two coexisting substances needing a third to cause them to interact, sometimes violently, was a minor revelation to me.

Interesting!
I had the same reaction (referring to the "minor revelation"), now that I think of it.

And I LOVE the word chrysalis.
In fact, I also like every word that starts with CH.
Which brings me to one of my favourite English words of all time: CHRYSANTHEMUM.
Ah, it's gorgeous.... :)




Well, my favorite word is "saudade". There┤s no proper translation to this word, which is Portuguese, to English.

If translated, it would be something like "I miss you", with a big tone of hope.


Why am I not surprised? :)
(No, really - I am asking myself. :-))

I think you might want to see Ellisa's post, and my reply to her. :-)

Heather2017
27th January 2012, 14:10
Will Ferrell made up two words I love:

Strategery (while playing George W. Bush in a debate)

Scrumtillescent (while playing James Lipton lavishing praise on an actress)

:biggrin:

NeverMind
27th January 2012, 14:25
Will Ferrell made up two words I love:

Strategery (while playing George W. Bush in a debate)

Scrumtillescent (while playing James Lipton lavishing praise on an actress)

:biggrin:

Hilarious. :)
But then G.W. Bush always was a bountiful fountain of verbal inspiration.... :-)

(Oh - fountain! There's another word that I like, in any language.
And I will give it a rest now. : ))

Heather2017
27th January 2012, 14:41
A few more I'm fond of: opalescent, luminescent, lavish, luxurious and soothing. Ahhhhhh.

So many French words sound lovely, too. C'est vrai, n'est-ce pas?

Curt
27th January 2012, 14:44
'wretched' is a great word, too. It's a really expressive word.

It sounds like what it means. The hard 'R" together with the 'tch' sound really suggests someone or something lowly, being swept into the gutter, someone who's down and out...

"Lucid" is another word I like--for the same reason; it also seems to sound like what it means. 'Lucid' sounds light and fluid, like brightness and insight.

I love words that pull this off. They're so satisfying.

:typing:

Centauro
27th January 2012, 14:49
"Change" ... We are in constant change... The Universe... The Spirit ... Our bodies... Our minds... in an endless road towards perfection and closeness to the creator.


Centauro

SomaSmith
27th January 2012, 15:37
Already been said but.. My favorite word is "Awesome"! I am fully aware of the fact that I use this word a LOT in my day to day exchanges.

It may be cheesy slang from the 80's but it is a wonderful way to acknowledge someone or something in a positive way. As to say "I hear what you are saying and I completely agree with you"... Awesome!

Plus it invokes awe, and I find myself in awe of the people and world around me on a daily basis. :)

elysian
27th January 2012, 15:49
I have some,

Free (Just has got such a good vibe to it)
Serendipity (Because it feels good to say)

Also like saying,
Butterfluby (Instead of butterfly. Sounds funny :) )
Adorabubble (Instead of Adorable, same reason)

TelosianEmbrace
1st February 2012, 12:03
Serendipity, coined by the English author Horace Walpole, based on the old name for Sri Lanka, Serendip.:o And while searching for the word, I came across a serendipitous discovery! The acronym SERENDIP also stands for..wait for it... the Search for Extraterrestrial Radio Emissions From Nearby Developed Intelligent Populations! www.wikipedia.org/wiki/SERENDIP

Here's another of my words that hints at transformation and change, at least for me. Veil. There have been times in my life where I have perceived a veil between one phase of my life- one reality if you will, and another. I noticed that in the past each time my consciousness came in contact with this veil it would simply slide along it and not go through it. Yet the veil was so slight! With a thoughtful intent it was easily pierced.

NeverMind
1st February 2012, 13:01
A few more I'm fond of: opalescent, luminescent, lavish, luxurious and soothing. Ahhhhhh.

So many French words sound lovely, too. C'est vrai, n'est-ce pas?

I love, love luminescent myself (and most of the other words mentioned).
Illumination is also a very nice word.

Among French words, I like joyeux (more so than joyeuse) very much.
Jadis is also very attractive.
(I am noticing that, if you put them together, they can tell you quite a lot about me. :-))


Veil. There have been times in my life where I have perceived a veil between one phase of my life- one reality if you will, and another. I noticed that in the past each time my consciousness came in contact with this veil it would simply slide along it and not go through it. Yet the veil was so slight! With a thoughtful intent it was easily pierced.

I like veil myself, for its phonetic qualities (which is how I picked all of my "favourite" words).
Regarding its meaning, I have exactly the same attitude towards - or experience with - it.
Piercing it can be so easy that it is, literally, frightful. Because it shows how awe-some, in the original sense of the word, your individual creative power is.

Satkirn
1st February 2012, 13:57
Gratitude: For Life, For the Challenges and the hands that help us up when we are on the ground, for being on this earth at such a crucial time.
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sleepy
1st February 2012, 15:02
xxxxx xxxxx

Star1111
1st February 2012, 16:00
My favourite word............

MUM

Heartsong
1st February 2012, 16:36
two words actually. Not related

shrubbery .... because it sounds like wet leaves rubbing together

else ...... because there's no other word that covers so much without saying anything

finally there!!!
1st February 2012, 16:59
Ha ha what a cool thread:cool: my two words are: bleeding gorgeous

conk
1st February 2012, 19:37
Ebulient is a great word. "Bubbling, boiling. High spirits". i bool'yent.

woodshreder
1st February 2012, 19:57
Im counting on that were all adults here. I just had to share this with the forum. If your offended by anything slightly vulgure I would suggest not watching ......Otherwise enjoy the english lesson
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EDIT
Hopefully, Im not violating any of the forum rules. If so Im sure it will be removed

BTW, Not even close to my favorite word. I just find it humorus

PixieDust
1st February 2012, 20:31
Gargantuan. never get to say it!

I like it because of its rarity and it's massively descriptive.

word I hate though (i know its not part of it, but we do live in a time/universe of duality right now)........Crusty. unless describing something that is suppose to be crusty. Otherwise, Blech!!

janus
1st February 2012, 20:43
When I read the title of this thread, I had to laugh. It reminded me of what happened years ago when my husband asked our two and a half year old granddaughter, "what is Grandma's favorite word?" And in her little girl voice she piped up, "sh!t." I was struck dumb for a moment until I realized how often I really did say that word.

Though I don't say it as often, my favorite word is synchronicity...fun to say and a delight when it happens.

Knowrainknowrainbows!
1st February 2012, 20:54
I like these words (in no particular order and for different reasons):

joy
Sunshine
inspire
transcend
mitigate
resolve

I'm sure there are more ... I already "over-did" it. Sorry, (another goodie) and Thank-you (make that 2!) ;)
KRKR

Samsara
2nd February 2012, 01:32
My favourite word, in French is "merci", in English it would be "wonderful", in Spansh "amigo".

:blabla:

NeverMind
2nd February 2012, 02:17
Im counting on that were all adults here. I just had to share this with the forum. If your offended by anything slightly vulgure I would suggest not watching ......Otherwise enjoy the english lesson

EDIT
Hopefully, Im not violating any of the forum rules. If so Im sure it will be removed

BTW, Not even close to my favorite word. I just find it humorus


I wouldn't call it my favourite word, either, or include it even in the longest "shortlist" of possible candidates, but I do appreciate the iconoclastic humour of the reply.
Oh, and its didactic value, of course!

:)

TelosianEmbrace
2nd February 2012, 06:32
Ah, mon cheri! Je t'aime, je t'aime!

Another word I learnt in a science classroom that allowed me to give a name to a future perception is.. conglomerate. For many years I was treating those around me with respect, as sovereign souls. It was only later that I realised these souls were bound together, and did not have a separate entity or understanding- that they were in fact a conglomeration that was driven by a 'higher' mind, but that they did not have cognisance of this.

Mulder
2nd February 2012, 07:02
Everyone who knows me would not be surprised my favourite word is "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"
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Dennis-G
2nd February 2012, 07:34
hope - for a more enlightened mankind
home - my shelter from the world
humor - makes the heartaches easier to take
I am - self-explanatory
God - not the god of the religions, the God I believe in through soul-searching
thunder - mm mmm, the word and the sound of it both are pleasing
love - everyone gets that
wisdom - a lifelong quest
truth - a lifelong quest

...I could go on, but I'll give you a break and yield the floor to someone else. :yield:

Star Tsar
2nd February 2012, 07:41
Keeopz is my favourite word at the moment its my sun's nick name his real name is Keenan..

norman
2nd February 2012, 13:39
McSparseness

TelosianEmbrace
5th February 2012, 03:34
Benevolent. Malevolent. Ambivalent. These words just roll off the tongue. After I first heard them, it took a while to begin to understand that though they sounded similar, they all meant decidedly different states of being.