expressed in an authoritative or arrogant manner
root: DOKEIN, DOXA
definition of the root: "to appear" "to seem" "to think", "opinion" "judgment"
Because of his dogmatic attitude, most people were intimidated Bob and disliked spending time with him.
a prediction of the outcome of a disease; any forecast or prediction
definition of root: "to know"
The doctor's prognosis for Michelle's disease was that she would live, but would never walk again.
pretending to have feelings, beliefs, or virtues that one does not have
definition of root: "to separate" "to decide" "to judge"
Elizabeth was viewed as a hypocrite when she lectured Susie about eating healthy but was found two hours later eating a donut.
a general pardon for offenders, especially for political offenses
definition of root: "mindful"
In 1986, President Ronald Reagan granted amnesty to three million illegal immigrants in the United States.
a severe mental disorder in which a person becomes unable to act or reason in a rational way, often with delusions and withdrawal from relationships
root: PHREN, PHRENOS
definition of the root: "heart" "mind" "midriff"
Jim's schizophrenia caused him to lock himself in a dark room for days at a time with no human contact.
root: RATIO, REORI, RATUM
definition of the root: "to reason" "to calculate" "to think"
When Julie was caught taking cookies from the cookie jar, she rationalized that her actions were justifiable since she hadn't had dessert after lunch.