Just looking at this word makes me laugh. But it is a real word, at least according to Merriam-Webster, the American Heritage Dictionary, and a few other sources. And not only is this word legit–it’s been used since 1766!
Editing or writing something and can’t find a word in Merriam-Webster, American Heritage, or the Oxford English Dictionary? Don’t freak out and don’t (necessarily) delete it.
And what is homogeneous so often confused with? Homogenized, for one, as in the word you see on a milk carton.
Now here’s one you don’t hear often–or do you? First off, the meaning:
People, for whatever reason, seem to confuse this word with “ultimate.” But this adjective doesn’t mean last, it means …