Word of the Day: Polar

po·lar/ˈpōlər/, adjective:

1. relating to a geographic or magnetic pole

He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.” Confucius, 551 BCE – 479 BCE

Polar coordinates aren’t just arctic fashions.” Anonymous graffiti

2. at opposite ends; completely different

Love and hate, despite their polar opposites, are both feelings that are induced by passion. I can handle that. It’s the indifference I don’t know how to process.” Colleen Hoover, 1979 –

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