This generation has made an abomination of the English language. Our measly vocabulary has limited our conversations to a combination of the same 45 words. Let’s start using our college education and start using less of these words:
Merriam-Webster definition: in a manner that is completely true and accurate, not exaggerated.
Modern example: “I literally ate 4 whole pizza in literally two seconds.”
Merriam-Webster definition: odiously or disgustingly objectionable.
Modern example: “He left class fifteen minutes early. How obnoxious.”
Merriam-Webster definition: a state in which your emotions, such as fear, are so strong that you behave in an uncontrolled way.
Modern example: “Did you see that video of the dog wearing boots? It was hysterical.”
Merriam-Webster definition: in a way that is easy to see, understand, or recognize.
Modern example: “He didn’t text me back because he is obviously so excited that I texted him that he is busy telling his friends how into me he is.”
Merriam-Webster definition: to pass from physical life.
Modern example: “It was so cute I’m going to die.” “I’m so bored I’m going to die.” “That is so funny I’m going to die.”
Merriam-Webster definition: mentally disordered.
Modern example: “Yoooooo that party was insane, bro. We finished a whole keg.”
Merriam-Webster definition: being entirely without fault or defect; corresponding to an ideal standard or abstract concept.
Modern example: “That t-shirt that says ‘avocado toast’ on it is so perfect.”
- “Kill Myself”
Merriam-Webster definition: the act or an instance of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally, especially by a person of years of discretion and of sound mind.
Modern example: “My class was an extra ten minutes, I wanted to kill myself.”
Merriam-Webster definition: to be vanquished completely.
Example: “I had four margs at happy hour and was annihilated.”
Merriam-Webster definition: to haunt or excessively preoccupy the mind of.
Modern example: “I am obsessed with lipstick.”
Merriam-Webster definition: occurring without regularity; nonchalant.
Modern Example: “@VeronicaRuckh just followed me on Twitter. It’s casual.”
Merriam-Webster definition: causing vexation
Modern example: “I can’t find a pair of booties that are dressy but don’t have too high of a heel. It’s so annoying.”
Merriam-Webster definition: for a limitless time.
Modern example: “This wifi is taking forever to load.”
Merriam-Webster definition: not based on truth or logic : not showing good judgment.
Modern example: “He double-texted me after I didn’t answer him the first time. He’s crazy.”
Merriam-Webster definition: causing feelings of fear and wonder; causing feelings of awe.
Modern example: “Your new phone case is so awesome.”
Merriam-Webster definition: without cheating or lying.
Modern example: “Honestly, PSLs aren’t that good.”
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