Stemming from the Ancient Greek word "toxikon," the English word "toxic" has been crowned as the word of year in 2018 by Oxford Dictionaries.
According to the dictionary, the word was the one that best captured the "ethos, mood, or preoccupations" of 2018. The word was judged to "have lasting potential as a term of cultural significance."
“Youthquake” has been crowned as Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year 2017, following a five-fold increase in usage.
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Language is alive and constantly evolving with new words or phrases being added to dictionaries. The Greek crisis introduced some neologisms in the vocabulary of economics and journalism and they eventually found their way into the Oxford online dictionary. ‘Brexit’ is another term referring to a possible British exit from the EU that also was included in the dictionary.