Sunday, September 24, 2006

Word of the Day

Nadir
na‧dir/–noun
1. Astronomy. the point on the celestial sphere directly beneath a given position or observer and diametrically opposite the zenith.
2. Astrology. the point of a horoscope opposite the midheaven: the cusp of the fourth house.

3. The lowest point; point of greatest adversity or despair.


Just look at what I'm learning from reading trashy blogs! And all this while I thought it was the name of a girl I didn't know.

2 comments:

ejl said...

i used to know someone called nadir too!

it was her screen-name, and it was almost a decade ago that i 'met' her. wow.

Rich said...

See? My blog isn't that trashy! It's teaching you stuff.