Austerity in English

Austerity refers to simplicity and moderation, as well as the rigorous compliance with moral standards by individuals. The word austerity is of Latin origin austerites, consisting of 2 components: austerus which means “difficult or rough” and the suffix itas that expresses “quality”. In reference to the definition given to the word, it can be observed that the term is used to describe people, […]

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Authentic in English

Authentic is something or someone that is original, that is, it is not an imitation of something that already exists. Authentic derives from the Latin word authenticus which means “original” or “that responds to itself.” The Latin word authenticus in turn derives from the Greek authentikós which referred to something primordial associated with absolute power. Authentic is synonymous with original, true, real, exact, genuine, legitimate, […]

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Autism in English

Autism is a neurological disorder that affects the ability to identify, communicate and receive emotions or empathy. Autism is characterized by the difficulty of communicating being them through social interactions, verbal and nonverbal communications or in relation to repetitive behaviors or habits. Autism is in the group of Generalized Developmental Disorders (TGD). The subgroup called Autism Spectrum […]

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