Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 09/22/16 Afflatus

Afflatus (noun)
afflatus [uh-fley-tuh s]


noun
1. inspiration; an impelling mental force acting from within.
2. divine communication of knowledge.

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Origin: 1655-65; < Latin afflātus a breathing on, equivalent to af- af- + flā- (stem of flāre to blow2) + -tus suffix of v. action

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