Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Word of the Day
prehensible \pri-HEN-suh-buhl\, adjective:
Able to be seized or grasped.
Do they not give the obvious signified a kind of difficultly prehensible roundness, cause my reading to slip?
-- Roland Barthes, Image, Music, Text
And I, having only the name Divers as a visible, prehensible asperity for grasping the invisible, shall contort it so as to make it enter mine, mingling the letters of both.
-- Jean Genet, Miracle of the Rose
Prehensible comes from the Latin word prehension meaning “a taking hold.”
*Dictionary.com Word of the Day
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