The Globetrotter’s Glossary: Word of the Day is Serendipitiable


Serendipitiable (adj.)

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Roots: Serendipity & Pitiable (Click on the links to find the meanings of the root words on Merriam-Webster Dictionary).

Definition: An act or a state of being–often an experiment or a daring task–which is pitiable owing to the very serendipitous nature of its accomplishment.

Example: No matter how hard Alan Turing tried to convince his team that it was on the verge of breaking the Enigma code, his mad sanity in his  continual the experiments struck his colleagues as serendipitable, at best.


Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon (International Journal of Travel Writing & Travelling Cultures) is a refereed, international and interdisciplinary online and print journal that publishes poetry, research papers and nonfiction on the subjects of travel, literary and human geography, psychogeography, and new perspectives on spatiality and travel.