A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
PHENOMENON [plural: PHENOMENA]
[noun]
1. a fact, occurrence, or circumstance observed or observable.
2. something that is impressive or extraordinary.
3. a remarkable or exceptional person; prodigy; wonder.
4. Philosophy: a) an appearance or immediate object of awareness in experience. b) Kantianism: a thing as it appears to and is constructed by the mind, as distinguished from a noumenon, or thing-in-itself.

Etymology: Late Latin phaenomenon < Greek phainómenon - appearance, noun use of neuter of phainómenos, present participle of phaínesthai - to appear, passive of phaínein - to show.
[Don Maitz]

PHENOMENON [plural: PHENOMENA]

[noun]

1. a fact, occurrence, or circumstance observed or observable.

2. something that is impressive or extraordinary.

3. a remarkable or exceptional person; prodigy; wonder.

4. Philosophy: a) an appearance or immediate object of awareness in experience. b) Kantianism: a thing as it appears to and is constructed by the mind, as distinguished from a noumenon, or thing-in-itself.

Etymology: Late Latin phaenomenon < Greek phainómenon - appearance, noun use of neuter of phainómenos, present participle of phaínesthai - to appear, passive of phaínein - to show.

[Don Maitz]

  1. euthanasiakisses reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  2. occult-supercomputer reblogged this from hauntedgirrl
  3. hauntedgirrl reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  4. texartifex reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  5. acidadebranca reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  6. never-ending-soul-0f-death reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  7. sunshineeafterrain7 reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  8. defect-o-n-e reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  9. twisted4shr reblogged this from o-g-steve
  10. o-g-steve reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  11. perchedinthegeekery reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary and added:
    phenomenal
  12. argento333 reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  13. wolverine71 reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  14. prettygunsgobang reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  15. dreamofbecoming reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  16. petitebrigitte reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  17. nnero0 reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  18. anfauxxx reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  19. arrogant-asshole reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  20. femmeviva reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  21. shorty-arbuckle reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  22. selfishmisery reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary
  23. dare2bedope reblogged this from victoriousvocabulary