Word of the Day: Cynosure

Since receiving a Word A Day Calendar, I’ve decided to write a short something including my new word each day.

cynosure

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noun cy·no·sure ˈsī-nə-ˌshu̇r, ˈsi-

  1. 1 capitalized :  the northern constellation Ursa Minor; alsonorth star

  2. 2 :  one that serves to direct or guide

  3. 3 :  a center of attraction or attention <turned an eyesore into a cynosure — Catherine Reynolds>

 

Understanding why our society revels in cynosures with no accomplishments as a celebrity equivalents should be studied by sociologists.

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