The Words of 2019

Two reputable references, Collinsdictionary.com and Dictionary.com announced their words choices of the year.

As communicators, we try to bring a different angle to our work by presenting trending words in an ever evolving world.

First, Collinsdictionary.com explains its selection on a note from its blog.

The famous word can be searched with the following hashtag: #CollinsWOTY2019

‘Climate strike’ stands out among nine modern words from Collins Dictionary’s runway. The shortlist includes: Bopo, cancel, influencer, rewilding, deepfake, non binary, double down, hope punk and entryist.

Second, Dictionary.com chooses ‘existential’ as Word of the Year 2019. Below is the definition of ‘existential’.

existential:

1. of or relating to existence.

2. of, relating to, or characteristic of philosophical existentialism; concerned with the nature of human existence as determined by the individual’s freely made choices.

Do you agree with the selection? Have you used any of these words in your conversations?

Discover past choices of Word of the Year by Collins Dictionary from 2010-2019.