CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

November 3, 2013

New Words: Insouciant, Halcyon, & Glamping

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CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

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NEW WORDS:

INSOUCIANT, HALCYON, & GLAMPING

I came across the words insouciant, halcyon, and glamping during routine reading.

Insouciant is an adjective meaning unconcerned, undisturbed; carefree and nonchalant, derived from the French words in- (not) and souciant (worrying). Pronounced ( in-su see – ent)

Halcyon is also an adjective defined as a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful. It’s three syllables, hal-cy-on are pronounced halsēən

Glamping, glamorous camping, is a new style of camping for persons who want the outdoors experience but who do not want to sacrifice the comforts of high-end living. It’s a kind of pretend roughing it in the woods. The term first showed up in the United States around 2007 and is now mainstream.

USING INSOUCIANT, HALCYON, & GLAMPING IN A SENTENCE

My Insouciant cousin lay peacefully by the stream, reminiscing about her great aunt Margaret’s halcyon days, all the while glamping at Savage River Lodge in Frostberg, Maryland.

I invite you to try to use these three words in your own sentence. Share your efforts in the comment box below. Thanks!

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ADDITIONAL READING:

Daily Prompt 4/14/2013: 7 New Words Used in Sentence

New Words: Dit and Quatorziens

New Words: Kerfuffle & Gyre

SOURCES

http://education.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/entry/insouciant

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4ADRA_enUS347US347&q=halcyon+definition

Watertown daily times, 14 July 2013, pp G1

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