Daily Word Quiz
a) tired, exhausted
b) angry, raging
c) conceited, forward, swaggering
Today's Featured Word
gaping from drowsiness, yawning; hence, drowsy, dull, indolent,
negligent, inattentive through drowsiness ...1625 rare or obs.
from Latin oscitantem, pr. pple. of oscitare to gape, to yawn
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1625 - see EXAMPLE below
"...They thinke it too long a taske for so short a life, to turne ouer so
much as the Indexes of all, they growe oscitant, and will peruse none."
From: David's Strait
By: John King, 1625
Daily Word Quiz Answer
a) tired, exhausted ...1864 Eng. dial.