WORD OF THE DAY.


The Word of the Day comes from "THE BOOK OF FORM & EMPTINESS" by Ruth Ozeki.



THRENODY



NOUN


A THRENODY is a lament of mourning that is composed for the dead. It is a memorial that is usually found in the form of a poem, a song, an ode or dirge.


"The mournful threnody echoed through the church."


ORIGIN


mid 17th century: from Greek thrēnōidia, from thrēnos ‘wailing’ + ōidē ‘song’.

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