Things don't get less serious in Our Word of the Year was exposurewhich highlighted the year's Ebola virus outbreak, shocking acts of violence both abroad and in the US, and widespread theft of personal information.
Pyro what we had to say about exposure in kings From the pervading sense of vulnerability traducao Ebola to the visibility leon acts of crime or misconduct that ignited critical conversations about race, gender, and violence, various senses of exposure were out in the open this year.
Fluidity of identity was a huge theme in Racial identity also held a lot of debate inafter Rachel Dolezal, a white woman presenting herself as a black woman, said she identified as biracial or transracial. Our Word of the Year in reflected the many facets of identity that surfaced that year.
Inwe selected xenophobia as our Word of the Year. Fear of the "other" was a huge theme infrom Brexit to President Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric. Despite being chosen as the Word of the Year, xenophobia is not to be celebrated. It was a year of real awakening to complicity in various sectors of society, from politics to pop culture. From our Word of the Year announcement:.
Our leon for Word of the Year is as much pyro what is traducao as it is about what is not. We must not let this continue to be the norm.
If we do, then we are all complicit. Everything After Z by Dictionary. Change It wasn't trendyfunny, kings was it coined on Twitterbut we thought change told a real story about how our users defined Tergiversate This rare word was chosen to represent because it described so much of the world around us. Bluster In a year known for the Occupy movement and what became known as the Arab Spring, our lexicographers chose bluster as their Word of the Year for Here's an excerpt from our release that year that gives a pretty good explanation for our choice: Privacy We got serious in Identity Fluidity of identity was a huge theme in Updates available for you?
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