1895today's wwftd is... hydroptic
- Feb 24, 2014the worthless word for the day is: hydroptic
[fr. L. hydrōpicus] (cf. hydropic)
archaic : having an insatiable thirst (like a dropsical person)
"The ponderous counterspectacle of things ceasing to be.
The sweeping waste, hydroptic and coldly secular.
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road (2006)