Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Here are some dictionary definations from www.dictionary.com that relate to recent events and frustrations in my life. Take what you'd like from them. And fyi, they are not necessarily all related to the same thought/event.

disĀ·ease (d-zz)n.
A pathological condition of a part, organ, or system of an organism resulting from various causes, such as infection, genetic defect, or environmental stress, and characterized by an identifiable group of signs or symptoms.
A condition or tendency, as of society, regarded as abnormal and harmful.
Obsolete. Lack of ease; trouble.

n 1: condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time" [syn: upset] 2. an abnormal physical or mental condition

pasĀ·sion (pshn)n.
A powerful emotion, such as love, joy, hatred, or anger.
Ardent love.
The object of such love or desire.
Boundless enthusiasm

An abandoned display of emotion, especially of anger

n 1: strong feeling or emotion [syn: passionateness] 2: intense passion or emotion [syn: heat, warmth] 3: something that is desired intensely; "his rage for fame destroyed him" [syn: rage] 4: an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action [syn: mania, cacoethes] 5: a feeling of strong sexual desire 6: any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love" or "he has a passion for cock fighting"; [syn: love] 7: the suffering of Jesus at the crucifixion [syn: Passion, Passion of Christ]

n 1: a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance [syn: choler, ire] 2: the state of being angry [syn: angriness] 3: belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins) [syn: wrath, ire, ira] v 1: make angry; "The news angered him" 2: become angry; "He angers easily"

stress (strs)n.

A physical or psychological stimulus that can produce mental tension or physiological reactions that may lead to illness

2a : a physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease causation b : a state of bodily or mental tension resulting from factors that tend to alter an existent equilibrium

Phrasal Verb:stress out
To subject to or undergo extreme stress, as from working too much

Take what you'd like from the above, including the fact that I am an extreme nerd and proud of it!

'Night, y'all!