Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Wordlover Wednesday: Schwarmerei

Todays wordlover word is...

Schwarmerei (shver-muh-RY)
Noun- 1) Extravagant enthusiasm. 2) Excessive sentimentality

Origin- German, from Schwarmerei (enthusiasm), from schwarmen (to swarm, to be wild or mad about). 

Example- "True fulfillment flowed solely from whatever they had in common, for that was always a condition of schwarmerei." 


  1. Holy cow - how did you find that awesome word? It is fabulous!

  2. It is awesome isn't it?! I found it on this amazingly wonderful website called

  3. I like the word! Awesome, I haven't heard of that one before!


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