Word of the Week Wednesday: contumacious


This Wednesday’s Word of the Week is: contumacious

Contumacious is an adjective which means, willful, pig-headed or rebellious.

One might say that a rapscallion can often be contumacious.

The origin of this word is hard to pin down, but I am just rather fond of the -acious suffix for some reason.

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About Dan Kingsepp, ACS, ALS
I'm starting this blog to share my thought on the use of the English language and my experiences as a Toastmaster.

One Response to Word of the Week Wednesday: contumacious

  1. The Hook says:

    I plan on using this one – soon!

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