- a configuration or pattern of elements so unified as a whole that it cannot be described merely as a sum of its parts
- Less specific
- Less specific
Context for New Word
While reading Barron, Montuori, and Barron (1997) I came across gestalt as a new word.
I guess I didn’t realize the photos made of other photos were called gestalt. Interesting term and connects well with synergy.
The following are the words that are in the New Word Project: The definition for this word taken from the Terminology app, which is based on the Princeton University’s WordNet lexical database. If you are interested in how I created this resource and how I add new words to it, you can see my blog post Title of Blog Post.
morose impetus malady equipoise sero- serodiscordant avant-garde ebullient bon vivant epicurean gregarious inclement soporific perseverate pedagogy commensurate elucidation ichthyosis salient germane oligopoly rogue acquiescence pedantic gentrification parallax syntony clandestine plenary befuddle beleaguer deus ex machina concomitant heterogeneous obfuscate compendium compensatory time exegesis generative zygote parochial lubricious proxemics gerontological precipitous progenitor apraxia proprioception vestibular bombastic prodigious capricious pernicious elephantine genuflect scrivener chagrin haberdasher fennel cacophony kotow laudable prolific anapaest anathema equivoque amalgam filial mongoloid spastic blustery pastiche agglutination denizen elucidate hagiography amorphous locum tenens sublimation panacea anneal flummox sacrosanct tacit paradigmatic gossamer inflammable lacuna sequela liaise mezzanine armature stanchion inculcate Individuate argumentation positivism stymie teleology protean axiology epistemology hackneyed hermeneutics in vitro in vivo conviviality paroxysm sordid nihilism dramaturgy spindrift ab initio idiographic vermiform chauvinism gestalt iconoclastic incredulity bivouac polemic chattel anthropocentric deleterious envisage idiosyncratic ontology Interlocutor myopic inviolable jeremiad nascent despotic tellurian centrifugal versus centripetal promulgate interregnum theodicy peccadillo pusillanimity hegemony polyglot Kafkaesque rhizome exogenous cocksure synecdoche Pangloss basilar proletariat anthroposophy valence
The following are the words that are in the New Word Project:
The definition for this word taken from the Terminology app, which is based on the Princeton University’s WordNet lexical database. If you are interested in how I created this resource and how I add new words to it, you can see my blog post Title of Blog Post.