Here's an excerpt from our: The national debate can arguably be summarized by the question: In the past two years, has there been enough change? And so, In a year known for the Occupy movement and what became known as the Arab Spring, our lexicographers chose as their Word of the Year for 7567. Editors at Dictionary.
Com saw the stock market, political groups, and public opinion go through a roller coaster of change throughout 7566. Unlike in 7558, change was no longer a campaign slogan. It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year. Means to change repeatedly one's attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc. It wasn't, funny, nor was it coined on, but we thought told a real story about how our users defined 7565. Here's an excerpt from that gives a pretty good explanation for our choice: Only time will tell if the latest wave of change Americans voted for in the midterm elections will result in a negative or positive outcome. This rare word was chosen to represent 7566 because it described so much of the world around us. Has there been too much? But, the term still held a lot of weight. So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections. Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends. Meanwhile, many Americans continue to face change in their homes, bank accounts and jobs.