Alef Meanings

Alef is the name of the first letter of the alefato, or, what is the same, the first of the consonants in the Hebrew alphabet. It is represented with the graphic sign “א” and, according to the Royal Academy of Language, in Spanish it should be written and pronounced “álef”. Álef is also the first letter of the Persian alphabet, […]

Hallelujah Meanings

Hallelujah is an expression of joy typical of the Christian liturgy, particularly the Easter period. It comes from the Hebrew hallĕlū yăh, which means ‘praise God’, but that has reached us without being translated thanks to its euphony and the value assigned to it in the liturgical song in the Judeo-Christian tradition. By extension, Hallelujah has also been assumed as […]

Joy Meanings

Joy is a mood produced by a favorable event that usually manifests itself with exterior signs such as a smile, a good mood and personal well-being. The word joy comes from the Latin alicer or alecris which means ” alive and lively.” However, the term joy can have several meanings depends on how it is used. Joy is a person or thing […]

Allegory Meanings

Allegory is a philosophical, artistic and literary concept that consists in the representation of a symbolic meaning. The word allegory is of Latin origin allegory, which translates into speaking figuratively. As literary figure, allegory is a rhetorical device showing an enlarged metaphor, and in some cases similar to the embodiment or prosopopeya. The allegory consists in leaving aside the […]

Random Meanings

Random refers to what is relative or depends on chance, which cannot be predicted. It is a word that derives from the Latin aleatorius, and means “game of chance”, “chance”, “luck”. Some synonyms that can be used with respect to the random term are: fortuitous, casual, risky, uncertain, random. In English, the translation that can be used for the […]

Alcoholism Meanings

Alcoholism is a chronic and generally progressive disease caused by repeated and excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages. The term alcohol is of Arabic origin conformed by 2 words: the one that means the and kohol that expresses “subtle”. At first, the term was used to indicate the antimony powder that women used in the eyes, later, the word alcohol was used to […]

Action Meanings

As an action we designate, in general terms, the performance of an act or fact, or the effect produced by a particular event in question. The word, as such, comes from the Latin actio, actiōnis. Action is also the possibility of acting in certain areas. For example: “The university council has the capacity to act in cases of administrative corruption.” In […]

Abuses of Power Meanings

Abuse of power is to take advantage of the authority you have to extort another person or entity in order to fulfill your own interests. The abuse is an act of violation of trust and power is usually associated with authority, although it is not exclusive. Power is an advantage that is held over another person. For example: the power of the closeness of […]

Abstract Meanings

Abstract is everything that results from an abstraction of a detachment or isolation. It is what exists only in idea, in concept, in the mind. Abstract has as an undetermined, indefinite, theoretical, ideal, vague and imprecise synonym. In philosophy, abstract is any representation that does not correspond to any sensory data or concept. It is what is difficult to understand. In figurative […]

Abstinence Meanings

Abstinence is the deprivation, denial or renunciation of something, usually pleasurable or desired, or withdrawal of the freedom to do something in the direction of a goal. Withdrawal can be voluntary, for religious or moral reasons, or forced or forced. An example of abstinence or continence is the abstinence of a food for a religious reason, such as abstinence from […]