My World of Wordcraft ~ Neologisms for rapidly changing times.

I pass these words on, in the spirit of Spring Theory, hoping they live long and fruitful lives. Notes.

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River of Love in the Desert. Photo by me.

Abysmanomics ~ a human condition that falsely represents nature.

Andemism ~ adopted endemism.

Anthropivot/al ~ human moments in time/space where great change could arise, good or bad, especially in relation to problems of the Anthropocene.

Anthrophonalgia ~ pain and distress in all living beings caused by human noises and that of their tools.

Anthropomode ~ the anthropocentric mode of being. A mistake.

Anthroturb ~ Where men disturb.

Anti-Symial, anti-flumial ~ anti-flumial is to specifically block the flows of life. Anti-symial is the disgrace of it all.

Averimania ~ detrimental obsession with global averages.

Avumbra ~ brief shadow cast upon oneself by a bird flying in the path of the sun.

Auranima ~ sun shines on glossy leaves, wet pebbles or corvid feathers, turning them ‘white’.

Baha ~ life force, truly glorious.

Bhera; Bheramon ~ burden/strength to deliver value-shift to post-growth civilization; the collective.

Bhewtics ~ nature mentors.

Bruticulture ~ Enculturation and socialization by “normative” societal instruments, such as mass media, of the continued Sixth Extinction Event. For example, positive reporting of massive and ecologically destructive road building plans.

Caelosemiotics ~ signs of climatic havoc, warnings to all (homosapien and teresapien).

Cavignus ~ flickering sunlight deep in a natural hollow.

Cherishism ~ an introduction to a very different political alternative.

Corsindolorn ~ perceiving nature whilst free of worry/heartache, since all appears well.

Cortiform ~ all the variable characteristic features of bark.

Cupilustria ~ yearning for the wild.

Demedaim ~ Moral imagination deficit.

Dysenergy ~ Morally flawed energy policy, generation, and distribution.

Ecolartia ~ Ecology as an artform.

Ergonvast ~ energy wasted, akin to ecocide, impacts social, ecological and climatic systems in a negative way, and adds to planetary crisis.

Esranebulous ~ uncanny light produced by the carbon atoms from the deaths of living forests. The Ghostlight of the Anthropocene.

Floloca ~ perceives ‘place as flowing’, not simply as human, but conscious imagination along the dynamic matrix of life and death, and at a spectrum of scales.

Fluminism ~ the interconnected narrative of universe, there is flow to and from all dimensions, including ones we are yet to understand. The complexity is endless, the minutiae beautiful. A powerful form of love.

Fluminist ~ a living being whose compassionate actions contribute to continuation of dynamic flows of interconnectedness, to nurture them and to protect them towards a mutual end, whereby all life has opportunity to flourish, rather than to harm or prevent. A powerful form of love.

Fluminophilia/iac ~ the love of rivers, a river loving person.

Forwild, forstore, forwire, foralign, forweave… ~ newness ahead.

Frustropia ~ A good world possible, but delayed.

Glascella ~ Noun. A state of being. Trapped behind glass or screen, unable to access directly the wonders of nature that can be seen or heard on the other side. Seeing nature with an extra sheen.

Hellsphere – Space Crapitalism and the rape of our atmosphere.

Homo hubris/Mundus Nemesis ~ the foolishness of anthropocentrism and Earth’s correlating acts of ‘revenge’ ~ reflexivity of climate volatility, sea level rises, drought, flood, leading to extinction.

Hubrigenesis ~ the evolutionary aftermath of the biospheric violence of the Anthropocene.

Humammal ~ humans as ‘animal’.

Kinnage ~ a new kind of human/non-human community living. Where nature and fluminism is paramount, ourselves being just a part of the whole.

Kinnaria ~ wild places in and around cities, urban areas and kinnages. To replace ‘Green Space,’ with awildian love and meaning.

Kombotirion ~ peace at the confluences, systems that resist the adversarial.

Llangwella(s) ~ a new name for ‘Brownfield Sites’.

Locacede ~ to withdraw from a place, to directly decolonise humans from an ecological system. A replacement for ‘decolonization.’

Lumilattiss ~ an alternative word for caustic networks.

Malbys, Maltrys ~ two moral wrongs, three moral wrongs.

Medambulare, Medambulate, Medambulology ~ sometimes shortened to medam -walking as a meditation for wellbeing/doing.

Megwalia ~ the great movement of living beings (air, land and sea), seeking safety and security during the Anthropocene.

Miratic(s) ~ highly imaginative yet obvious fictional additions to creative non-fiction in order to make a moral point, to evoke emotion, or to raise serious questions. Imagination is not to be ignored, as it is an important part of a fluminist’s tool kit (also, see patientism).

Nagorasphere ~ the phenomenon of ‘exchange’ in nature, as a significant part of the biosphere.

Naltruism ~ Altruism for nature.

Natbagging ~ to collect natural items, or manuports, in one’s bag or pocket. Often instinctive.

Nausirage ~ a strong emotion, the feeling of knowing the biosphere is under assault.

Nawoke ~ epiphany of realizing the absolute necessity and justice of healthy natural living systems.

Oririan, Oririosis~ my cultural acknowledgement of the nature of this particular universe (origins are relatedness, flow, attraction, sym)

Ornicophony ~ a loud symphony of birdsong, so loud as to prevent thought.

Patientism ~ realisation that acute ardean (heron-like) potential is within us all, primed for imagining the moment of exquisite action in the flow of all life.

Paxipenia ~ an emotion of Earthly disquiet.

Potamichor, and others – complex smells of rivers and other watery habitats including sea, lakes, ponds, and bogs.

Praximund ~ the deepest possible respect for natural processes, and a fundamental requisite of fluministic action.

Pridhem ~ to do things with love as a free person. In this sense, freedom can’t ever harm (if the love is true).

Prophesuum– various psychological positions of humans and their social groups acknowledged on the optimism/realism/pessimism continuum. An important factor in terms of inequity of agency, strategies and consequences in an ongoing Earth Crisis.

Rockle/d ~ the noise rocks make when they are washed in and out by a wave or tide, or along a river bed.

Rummescent ~ the smell and action of Fall/Autumnal leaves.

Sanguimund ~ seeing nature as a community, affecting the viscera, and another fundamental requisite of fluministic action.

Selfosis ~ species selfishness. In the end, a catastrophic form of self-harm.

Spennowan ~ spider wisdom, fierce adaptable beauty, we may all appreciate.

Spring Theory ~ when a neologism is created it is passed on. It evolves, by memory and in feeling from being to being. Before long, it is realised and lived.

Spulling, to spull – selective pulling of some (wild) flowers to save others when deemed absolutely necessary. To negate the need for derogatory “weeds” and the many toxic practices of “weeding”.

Summimbers ~ curtains of rain seen at a distance.

Symbioethics ~ alternative study to ‘Environmental’ Ethics.

Symbiotropism ~ a mass turning towards symbiogenesis.

Symbiowen ~ to deliberately harm symbiotic process.

Symling/s ~ colloquial name for holobiont/s.

Symlit ~ Nurturing love and symbioethics during the Sixth Extinction through language and neologisms (Sym-lit).

Symnexia ~ seeing nature as a community, affecting the viscera, and another fundamental requisite of fluministic action. To replace Sanguimund

Symphiosis ~ the sym of energy and matter, and an update on quantum “entanglement”.

Teresapien ~ a positive word to use instead of ‘non-human.’

Tissumble/s ~ noisy, colourful nature moments of memory and imagination, triggered by sounds.

Transilience Gap ~ biodiversity declines and climate changes may require more radical solutions before many people are ‘ready’ to take the risk. There is a gap or a deficit.

Traumundi ~ the trauma of the collective living Earth caused by climate and ecological shock. Neologism borne from ecoinsomnia!

Tweavelet ~ small leaf bundle snagged around a twig, in and around rivers.

Tweeterie ~ philosophy by tweet thread.

Valens (Planet) ~ a re-naming of our planet, to promote love as a fundamental strength to life-process (fluminism).

Vitanance ~ being right in itself, stemming from diversity, proliferation and of the complexity of all life. As opposed to human dominion being wrong.

Wantonomy ~ wanton economy of growth and greed.

Witanslay ~ to be less busy, to draw on less resources, to value close proximity for the sake of a more symbiotic life in our one biosphere. A wisdom of laziness.

Xenotrauma ~ specific new and heinous form of human anguish inflicted by those prejudiced against foreigners, xenophobes who despise and fear desperate people fleeing desperate situations. Particularly profound at hard, international borders.