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Nov 27, 2012
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concinnity
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concinnity
Illustration: Leah Palmer Preiss

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with Anu Garg

concinnity

PRONUNCIATION:
(kuhn-SIN-i-tee)

MEANING:
noun: A harmonious arrangement of various parts.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin concinnare (to put in order). Earliest documented use: 1531.

USAGE:
"There was a moment of inner peace in which belief and doubt merged into a strangely comforting concinnity."
Thomas Dulski; To Emily on the Ecliptic; Analog Science Fiction & Fact; Jul/Aug 2004.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence. -Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

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