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I like the word “weltanschauung.”  It’s a real word.  I think it originated from German.  It’s pronounced velt-ahn-shou-ung.



  1. Ironically, perhaps many (the few) are sitting back and scrolling through Merriam-Webster and reading:
    “German etymology- WELT (word) and ANSCHUUNG (view).” They also might just discover that this crazy cool word (noun) means: “a comprehensive conception or apprehension of the world especially from a specific standpoint.” Thanks for making this blog SO convenient Sam.

  2. this word is nifty. im not gonna go into some unnecessarily long comment like madeleine

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