Good evening and welcome to Word of the Day! A journey through the English vocabulary and the words that piqued my interest, in WotD we'll be learning a new word for each working day of the week, bar holidays, unless there's a holiday special...
Today's word is:
- Informal overcome with anger; extremely indignant : Mark was apoplectic with rage at the decision.
- Dated relating to or denoting apoplexy (stroke) : an apoplectic attack.
ORIGIN: early 17th cent.: from French apoplectique or late Latin apoplecticus, from Greek apoplēktikos, from apoplēssein 'disable by a stroke'
Football fans will understand the image, otherwise that mister up there is Paolo di Canio, a football player and manager, infamous for his volatile personality and being a top notch entertainer. Thanks to Zarnyx for providing today's word!