Don’t worry, it’s not Xanthopsia*

We’ve almost brought Round 6 of ABC Wednesday to a close. The meme was started by Mrs. Denise Nesbitt. Each week word(s) beginning with the designated letter are selected and illustrate through a photo, poem or prose. My twist on the meme is selecting unusual words from The Phrontistery and pairing them with photos of familiar things in my world.

I don’t have my usual plethora of unusual words this week. It’s pretty slim pickins’ for unusual X words so I chose one word that could be represented by many different photos.

xanthic: yellow; yellowish.
Yellow is such a wonderfully, cheery color. We see it everywhere in nature from birds to flowers to veggies to fruits to trees…even our sun is considered a yellow ball of fire in the sky.

So, here’s to everything xanthic. Hopefully all these are self explanatory.

* xanthopsia: a visual condition where things appear yellow.

This is Round 6 of ABC Wednesday. To peek at previous weeks or check out this week’s entries, click on the ABC Wednesday logo in my sidebar. Hope you play next time around!

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24 thoughts on “Don’t worry, it’s not Xanthopsia*

  1. I’ve got a pair of yellow tinted glasses, which makes my world very yellow whenever I wear them: night and bad weather. So that would be xanthopsic glasses I guess…

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  2. I love the colour YELLOW. (But then I love blues, greens, pinks, greds, oranges… you get the picture?!) Beautiful yellow images! I have just learned this new word for yellow, ‘xanthic’ and I wonder if I will ever use it. (Well, maybe in this novel that I am writing in my spare time…)
    Lovely post!
    Well done. X was not an easy letter!
    Best wishes,
    Anna
    Anna’s X-words

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  3. I loved that you posted all things yellow. What I noticed when I hit the dictionary was how many xan- words were of or pertaining to yellow. The photos are all stunning.

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  4. Lovely photos Lisa. The last one, with all its shades of yellow and gold is just stunning.

    I’ve come across the name ‘Xanthe’ before so now I have an inkling what this might mean to the parents who choose this name …sunshine, perhaps??

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  5. This is a really nice sunshiny post for a difficult letter. This is my first time through the alphabet with everyone and I’m truly enjoying it.

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