Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 06/01/19

I totally forgot to post the Word of the Day for June 1.

Wilder (verb)
wilder [ wil-der ]

verb (used with object)
1. to cause to lose one's way.
2. to bewilder.

verb (used without object)
3. to lose one's way.
4. to be bewildered.

wil·der·ment, noun

savage, primitive, natural, lush, free, barbarian, waste, desert, overrun, native, crazy, irrational, nuts, rash, madcap, eager, rough, raving, berserk, profligate

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Origin: 1605–15; perhaps extracted from wilderness; intransitive use probably by association with wander

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