Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Wednesday Word of the Day

Cimmerian \si-MEER-ee-uhn\, adjective:
1. Very dark; gloomy; deep.
2. Classical Mythology. Of, pertaining to, or suggestive of a western people believed to dwell in perpetual darkness.

~I'd love to use this word in my writing, must consider what the best way would be...~

Like gasconade, cimmerian was originally a toponym. It referred to the Cimmerii, an ancient nomadic people who live in Crimea, according to Herodotus. ~~info found at


  1. That is one fascinating word, and definitely needs to be used. How about the The Cimmerian Chronicles.

  2. Ooh, I like that...maybe for the name of a series. :)

  3. Exactly. It would be cool for a series.