Eximious - #486

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Jan 18 2019 13

Today's word of the day is eximous. It's spelled E-X-I-M-I-O-U-S. Eximious is an adjective that means distinguished.

The Latin word eximius (ex EEM ee oos) means 'set apart' or 'select.' As you might guess, eximious is not a word to toss around casually. You wouldn't refer to an eximious toothpaste or bus boy, but a more respected item or position could possibly earn the word. For example: Our professor is regarded as one of the nations eximous Latin scholars. His word is respected by millions.

The spelling of eximous is E-X-I-M-I-O-U-S.