Monday, March 16, 2009

Word of the Week #44

inanition - [in-uh-NISH-uhn] - noun

Definition:
1. The condition or quality of being empty.
2. Exhaustion, as from lack of nourishment.
3. Lack of vitality or spirit.

Usage:
After the deadline for a major project, which has had me up until late at night and at the computer for hours at a time, I'm weak and wobbly from inanition.

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