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Word of the Day — December 27, 2012

December 27, 2012 - Scott Viau
Manichean — MAN-ih-KEE-an — an adherent of Manichaeism, characterized by dualistic contrasts or a conflict between opposites

Example: "A.O.Scott said of film director John Sayles: 'His best films undermine his Manichean soapbox tendencies by attending to gray areas and focusing on characters whose essential decency is challenged and complicated by circumstances.'"

 
 

 

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