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This week's theme: 14-letter words, 14-letter definitions.
tinctumutation (tingk-tu-myoo-TAY-shuhn) noun
Change of colors.
[From Latin tinctus (a dyeing) + mutation (changing).]
-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
"Neither is tinctumutation the result of the direct influence of light." The Popular Science Monthly; 1895.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. -Desmond Tutu, clergyman (b. 1931)
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