Thoroughly Depressing Word of the Day: Kairoscelerosis

    Jeevan Sivasubramaniam Posted by Jeevan Sivasubramaniam, Managing Director, Editorial, Berrett-Koehler Publishers Inc.




    Thoroughly Depressing Word of the Day: Kairoscelerosis

    Kairosclerosis (noun): The moment you realize that you’re currently happy—consciously trying to savor the feeling—which prompts your intellect to identify it, pick it apart and put it in context, where it will slowly dissolve until it’s little more than an aftertaste.

    * All entries come from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows