Word of the Day #1
pluviophile = The word pluviophile comes from the Latin word "pluvial," which means rain, and "phile," which denotes a thing or a person. Therefore, a pluviophile is a lover of rain, or someone who finds joy and peace of mind during the rainy days. Example: My daughter is a pluviophile.
Word of the Day #2
pluviophobia = fear of weather related to rain, including storms, wind, thunder, and lightning. This is a neologism, but there's already a word for fear of rain: ombrophobia (see definitions below).
Word of the Day #3
ne·ol·o·gism /nēˈäləˌjizəm/ noun = a newly coined word or expression.
Word of the Day #4
Ombrophobia is an intense fear of rain, from intense weather to a drizzle. An ombrophobe might worry about acid rain, germs in rain, floods, or other dangers. Ombrophobia is a type of anxiety disorder that can cause symptoms and emotions that affect daily life.