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May 23, 2017
This week’s theme
Words borrowed from German

This week’s words
gemutlich
anschauung
gesellschaft
gesamtkunstwerk
krummholz

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anschauung

PRONUNCIATION:
(AHN-shou-uhng)

MEANING:
noun:
1. Intuition.
2. Outlook, attitude, opinion, etc.

ETYMOLOGY:
From German Anschauung (view, contemplation, perception), from anschauen (to look at), from an- (at) + schauen (to look). Earliest documented use: 1820. Also see weltanschauung.

USAGE:
“You, through your knowledge and insight -- your Anschauung -- you can help people.”
H. Andrew Lynch; The Superhero’s Closet; Xlibris; 2006.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. -Margaret Fuller, author, critic, and women's rights advocate (23 May 1810-1850)

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