Word of the Year 2019

As we are coming to the end of 2019 here are a few of the suggestions for ‘Word of the Year’ from well-known institutions and the media:

The British Collins Dictionary has chosen “Climate Strike”, while Oxford Dictionaries has opted for a similar “Climate Emergency”.
A real sign of the times.

Dictionary.com has gone with “existential”, again suggesting a growing concern for our own existence and that of the planet.