Carolyn’s Word of the Day: Cynosure, Day 1

Sunday, March 5, 2017

(sī ’ nə · shoòr)

Definition: the center of attention

Example: Miles apart, as the star-crossed lovers looked up at the evening sky, little did they know that this same brilliant and mysterious star was also the cynosure of a soulmate’s star gazing distraction.

Synonyms: focal point, heart, portent, wonderment, phenomenon, spectacle, sensation

Antonyms: periphery, exteriority, obscurity, nonentity