Day-52 (Gamut)

94 17 4


Word:
Gamut

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
The whole series of recognized musical notes, or a range or series of related things

Sentences:
1) She experienced the full gamut of human emotions within a few moments.
2) The actress's work runs the gamut from light comedies to solemn historical dramas.

Origin:
Medieval Latin gamma, lowest note of a medieval note

First use:
15th century

Synonyms:
diapason, range, scale, spectrum, spread stretch

Antonyms:
individual, pieces

******

Word of the DayRead this story for FREE!