Vociferous

This week’s word is Vociferous which was used by Farmer Farthing in the form of “vociferously”.  I like this word, it sounds rather proper and dignified.  A nice way to say loud and obnoxious. haha

 

What does it mean?

 

Borrowed from Merriam-Webster Dictionary:

vo·cif·er·ous

adjective \vō-ˈsi-f(ə-)rəs\

: expressing feelings or opinions in a very loud or forceful way : expressed in a very loud or forceful way

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Origins:

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=vociferous

1610s, from Latin vociferari “to shout, yell, cry out,” from vox (genitive vocis) “voice” (see voice (n.)) + stem of ferre “to carry” (see infer).

Related: Vociferously; vociferousness.

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I found a lot of different examples of uses but have yet to find the origin story of how the word came to be.

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