Friday, March 28, 2014

Word for this winter


Use this word in a sentence.

stul·ti·fy
ˈstəltəˌfī/
verb
verb: stultify; 3rd person present: stultifies; past tense: stultified; past participle: stultified; gerund or present participle: stultifying

"1. cause to lose enthusiasm and initiative, esp. as a result of a tedious or restrictive routine.
"the mentally stultifying effects of a disadvantaged home"
synonyms: hamper, impede, thwart, frustrate, foil, suppress, smother
"social welfare was stultified by international trade regulations"
bore, make bored, dull, numb, benumb, stupefy."




We have all been stultified this winter. I have been hampered by snow, impeded by ice, thwarted by winds, frustrated with the whole shebang, foiled in attempts to get places, my activities have been suppressed, I feel smothered by heat and blankets indoors, BORED to death, finding it hard to get inspired it's been so dull, makes us all a bit numb and benumbed. It's totally stupefying that this has gone on this long.

It's Friday!
 It's pouring rain. 
 It's Flower Therapy Day!
 Have fish and chips for dinner...Sherlock does:)




Photo Credit:
http://www.shakesville.com/2013/01/photos-of-day.html













3 comments:

  1. We had fish and chips last night!
    Gee....you are in a rut....snap out of it!

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    1. Says she who spent the majority of it in FLORIDA!

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  2. It's always sunny in California - nothing like a 4-year-old and a 17-month-old to make you long for boredom again. Anytime you want to hop on a plane for a weekend getaway!

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