Word of the Week (WOW) 3rd May, 2015

Word of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by @Heena Rathore P. (http://heenarathorep.com/). It’s a fun way to improve vocabulary by learning new words every week.


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/ˈlɪmɪrəns /

(psychol) a state of mind resulting from romantic attraction, characterized by feelings of euphoria, the desire to have one’s feelings reciprocated, etc
Word Origin
coined by Dorothy Tennov (1928–2007), American psychologist


  • infatuation


  • nonlimerence

Alternative forms

  • limerance


1. The girl fell in love with the boy in high school, she had a limerence but lost it when she moved away to college.

2. I usually land up being in limerence of the male protagonist of my favourite tv show/ movie during that particular phase of time.

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    0 thoughts on “Word of the Week (WOW) 3rd May, 2015

    1. You’ve introduced me to a new word here, Priya. A great choice. I too tend to find myself in limerence of male protagonists. 🙂

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