Word of the Day: Individual

in-di-vid-u-al / ˌindəˈvij(o͞o)əl adjective 1. separate; single No individual raindrop ever considers itself responsible for the flood. Anonymous, often attributed to John Ruskin, 1819-1900 2. of or relating to a singular person Literacy is the door to knowledge, essential to individual self-esteem and empowerment. Irina Bokova, 1952- 3. having marked characteristics which set one apart Charters give public school teachers the flexibility to design programs to the individual student needs. Gary Larson, 1950- 4. intended for one person Our greatest individual challenge in life is self-discipline. Bradford Winters, c. 1960- noun 1. a single person, as distinguished from a group Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference. Jane Goodall, 1934- 2. a particular person The individual who no longer has a rigid mind has found freedom. George Ohsawa, 1893-1966