18 Delightful English Words You Never Learned in School
The author of Wordbirds
went on a word safari through Samuel Johnson's famous 18th-century dictionary to hunt for entries that can help explain those things in life that otherwise leave us speechless.
One seized with hopes of pleasure unattainable. If your wishes are completely unattainable, that can be worse than having no wishes at all. This word reminds us to inject reality into our hopes.