Word of the Day (serendipity)-11JUN21

Word of the Day (serendipity)-11JUN21

Today’s “Word of the Day” is “serendipity” and it is a noun meaning “an unexpected experience prompted by an individual’s valuable interaction with ideas, information, objects, or phenomena; put simply, it is the occurrence of unexpected and positive events and discoveries; happy chance, good luck, good fortune, fortuity”.

Word of the Day (serendipity)-11JUN21

Example Sentence: “In both libraries and bookshops, the holy grail (an elusive thing) of online discovery is not search and retrieval of items the seeker already knows, but serendipity… they were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity (wisdom/insight), of things which they were not in quest of.’”

This word is present in The Guardian article If you enjoyed that, you will like this: but can we break free from the algorithms’ grip? and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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