Friday, March 15, 2013

New Words and Cute Guys #21


noun /'siTH-ur-'iz-m /

An adaptation of the Ancient Greek ψιθύρισµα (psithurisma) or ψιθυρισµός (psithurismos), from ψιθυρίζω (psithurizō, "I whisper"), from ψίθυρος (psithuros, "whispering”, “slanderous").

     1.   the sound of the wind through trees

     2.   a low whispering sound, such as the rustle of leaves
Enraptured by psithurism

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