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Word of the Day 04/27/15 Coeval

Coeval (adjective, noun)
coeval [koh-ee-vuh l]


adjective
1. of the same age, date, or duration; equally old: Analysis has proved that this manuscript is coeval with that one.
2. coincident: Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were only approximately coeval.

noun
3. a contemporary: He is more serious than his coevals.

Synonyms
1, 2. See contemporary.

Origin: 1595-1605; < Late Latin coaev (us) ( co- co- + -aevus, adj. derivative of aevum age) + -al

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mesmerising
Apr. 27th, 2015 10:38 am (UTC)
What a lovely word!

Also, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for providing all these delightful words--they really brighten my days! :D
simplyn2deep
Apr. 27th, 2015 07:31 pm (UTC)
You're welcome. I hope they inspire you to write.
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