Word of the Day

Posted: January 22, 2015 in Uncategorized
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Officious
[uhfishuh s]
adjective

1.

objectionably aggressive in offering one’s unrequested and unwantedservices, help, or advice; meddlesome:

an officious person.

2.

marked by or proceeding from such forwardness:

officious interference.

3.

Obsolete. ready to serve; obliging.
Origin
1555-65; < Latin officiōsus obliging, dutiful, equivalent to offici (um) office+ -ōsus -ous
Taken from Dictionary.com
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Comments
  1. mikeytbull says:

    uh-fish-uh s…argh! the meaning really does match the sound of the word! I don’t think anyone really likes this trait in someone – was this word of the day prompted from an experience?

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