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Word of the Day 6/3/14 Meliorism

Meliorism (noun)
mel·io·rism [meel-yuh-riz-uhm, mee-lee-uh-]


noun
the doctrine that the world tends to become better or may be made better by human effort.

Origin: 1855–60; < Latin melior better + -ism

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alba17
Jun. 3rd, 2014 02:11 pm (UTC)
Just a note to say I enjoy seeing your word selections every day (or whenever I catch up with LJ). I usually learn new words!
simplyn2deep
Jun. 4th, 2014 05:15 pm (UTC)
I'm glad you're enjoying them and learning new words!
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