Tuesday, January 5, 2010

2010 Word - Progress

My friend at "If You're Happy and You Know It", wrote about a word of the year. I thought that was a cool idea, so here's mine.


1. a movement toward a goal or to a further or higher stage: the progress of a student toward a degree.
2. developmental activity in science, technology, etc., esp. with reference to the commercial opportunities created thereby or to the promotion of the material well-being of the public through the goods, techniques, or facilities created.
3. advancement in general.
4. growth or development; continuous improvement: He shows progress in his muscular coordination.
5. the development of an individual or society in a direction considered more beneficial than and superior to the previous level.
6. Biology. increasing differentiation and perfection in the course of ontogeny or phylogeny.
7. forward or onward movement: the progress of the planets.
8. the forward course of action, events, time, etc.
9. an official journey or tour, as by a sovereign or dignitary.
–verb (used without object)
10. to go forward or onward in space or time: The wagon train progressed through the valley. As the play progressed, the leading man grew more inaudible.
11. to grow or develop, as in complexity, scope, or severity; advance: Are you progressing in your piano studies? The disease progressed slowly.

I wanted a word that will keep focused on my mission here in life; to learn and grow. I want to remember to keep trying even when it's hard - to carry on.

Here's to a year of added knowledge and growth!


Bree said...

Cool! Good luck, I'm sure you will do great as already proven all the years I've known you (TEN this month, btw). I'm still trying to figure out my word......

Natalie said...

Good choice! I like this idea!

Raejean said...

Wow Bree! That was a fast decade!

I can't wait to see your and Natalie's word of the year.

Emily said...

I like that idea of a word of the year. Hmm I'll have to think of mine. Progress is a good one though.


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