Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 07/28/20 Shambolic

Shambolic (adjective)
shambolic [ sham-bol-ik ]


adjective Chiefly British Informal.
1. very disorganized; messy or confused: I’ve had a shambolic year, the worst ever.

Origin: 1960–65; alteration of shambles (in the sense “a disordered place”) probably on the model of symbolic

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SHAMBOLIC
It may be shambolic, shameless emotional grandstanding, but it is oddly moving, despite the ruthless history edit.
SORRY PUTIN, THE SOCHI OPENING CEREMONY WAS TOTALLY GAY|TIM TEEMAN|FEBRUARY 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST

This is just more symbolic (and shambolic) politics of rage.
REPUBLICANS MOVE TO THE CENTER? NOPE, THEY’RE CRAZIER THAN EVER|MICHAEL TOMASKY|AUGUST 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST

This shambolic mess of a man in Florida may be able to tell Selig whether his testing regimen is working at all.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL IS RIGHT TO PUNISH THE BIOGENESIS CHEATS|MICHAEL BRENDAN DOUGHERTY|JUNE 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST

In the pantheon of self-destructive, shambolic, rock-star dandies, Johnny Thunders is the ne plus ultra.
DEAD COOL: JOHNNY THUNDERS|SIMON DOONAN|FEBRUARY 5, 2010|DAILY BEAST

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
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