Modern Definition: Not open to attack or assault, as by military force or argument. Not subject to denial or dispute.
Meaning Up From The Roots: Not able to be leaped to (overcome)
Root One: un
Root Two: as
Meaning: to, toward, by
Root Three: sail
Meaning: leap, spring forward, jump
Root Four: able
Meaning: able to, can do
Related Words: assailant, assault, desultory, somersault, insult
Modern Definition: Fortunate; favorable; indicative of a successful outcome.
Meaning Up From The Roots: Pertaining to observing birds.
Etymological Story: Predicting events based on the flight of birds; for example, sea captains see the birds before they land.
Root One: au
Root Two: spic
Meaning: view, look, see
Root Three: ious
Meaning: pertaining to
Related Words: augur, suspicious, conspicuous, despicable
Modern Definition: 1) Characterized by intense feeling; passionate; fervent. 2) Intensely devoted, eager or enthusiastic; zealous. 3) Vehement; fierce. 4) Burning, fiery or hot.
Meaning Up From The Roots: Quality of burning.
Root One: ard
Root Two: ent
Meaning: quality of
Related Words: arson, ardor, arid
Modern Definition: 1) Faultless; flawless; irreproachable. 2) Not liable to sin; incapable of sin.
Meaning Up From The Roots: Not able to stumble, sin
Root One: im
Root Two: pecc
Meaning: sin, stumble
Root Three: able
Meaning: able to
Related Words: peccadillo
A logophile is a person who loves words. A person who enjoys having an expansive vocabulary. A person who loves the way words interact with each other to create sentences.
Modern Definition: a lover of words
Meaning Up From The Roots: Lover of words
Root One: logo
Root Two: phile
Meaning: love, friend
Related Words: epilogue, monologue, prologue, syllogism, philosophy, bibliophile, philanthropy, Philadelphia, philosopher