Category: Words

DEFINITION OF FLAW

From the Latin defēctus, a defect is an imperfection in someone or something. The dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) defines the term as the lack of some quality…

DEFINITION OF WEAKNESS

The notion of weakness, coming from the Latin word debilĭtas, refers to the scarcity or absence of force, energy or power. Depending on the context, the term can be used…

DEFINITION OF CUMULUS

The Latin word cumŭlus came to Castilian as cumulus. The concept can be used to name the accumulation or disorderly piling up of various elements. For example: “When the meeting…

Meaning of Conventillo in English

The notion of conventillo refers to the construction that houses numerous small houses and that has certain spaces in common, such as corridors and patios. For example: “The singer grew…