Word of the Day: Fellow

fel-low / ˈfelō noun 1. a man or boy; often considered informal If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get. Frank A. Clark, 1860-1936 2. a peer; one in equal rank with oneself Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own. Harold Coffin, ?- 3. associate; companion Trust in your fellows. from ‘Tigerheart’ by Peter David, 1956- 4. a person granted a position of study in which they receive a stipend as they conduct research Working in diverse fields, from the arts and sciences to public health and civil liberties, these 25 MacArthur Fellows are solving long-standing scientific and mathematical problems, pushing art forms into new and emerging territories, and addressing the urgent needs of under-resources communities. Cecilia Conrad, 1955- https://www.macfound.org/programs/fellows/ adjective 1. belonging to the same group; having or being in the same state or condition The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that’s the essence of inhumanity. George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950