Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Word of the Week #115 - quiddity

quiddity - [KWID-ih-tee] - noun

Definition:
1. The essence, nature, or distinctive peculiarity of a thing.
2. A hairsplitting distinction; a trifling point; a quibble.
3. An eccentricity; an odd feature.

Usage:
I want to thank you, dear blog readers, for putting up with my quiddities and coming back to read my posts anyway.

3 comments:

LeishaMaw said...

What a fabulous word. I'm going to use it all day. :)

Stephanie McGee said...

What a fun word. I'm going to bookmark this one for future reference.

L.T. Elliot said...

Awww. It's been too long since I read one of your posts. I love me the word-nerdiness. =]