Finifugal /fan· ee ·fyoo ·gal/ adj.
Definition: The word finifugal is an adjective that describes a person who prolongs or tries to put off emotional endings.
Examples of finifugal endings include break-ups in marriages and long-term relationships, career changes after years of working for a loyal employer or moving to a new state after spending your entire life living there. Finifugal endings are painful and filled with sorrow. People who are finifugal procrastinate in most areas of their life.
Etymology: We first see the word finifugal in the 18th-century Tollemache Journals of Education. After it was published in the journal, the word was used in 1883 to describe people afraid of finishing things.
Finifugal is a Latin word formed from combining the words fini-s (meaning end), fug-a (flight) and -al. We still use the word with its original meaning.
In a Sentence
He approached his final exam in a finifugal state because he was afraid to leave school.
She was finifugal about ending her career and venturing out on her own as a freelancer.
If you always put off the end of relationships, or if you procrastinate a lot, you’re finifugal.
Delighted to add a new word to my vocabulary!
Thanking my Father in Heaven for a long, healthy and very blessed life.
Why is the first syllable pronounced fan instead of fin?
Gee, sounds like my former boss who told me over the phone they were closing the doors in 4 days after I had got their books straight and entered in the computer due to the covid shut down. He reopened and I never saw him again. finifugal. BAM!
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the scientific name
the Latin name
the government name
the common name
and the spelling code that already exists