dyssynchronous love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not coincident as to time; not synchronous.


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  • There have also been reports that dyssynchronous CICR may exist in failing cardiomyocytes and contribute to defective EC-coupling gain in failing heart

    PLoS Biology: New Articles Ting-Ting Hong et al. 2010


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  • I think of two things when I see this word: (1), a Bavarian tourist shop full of cuckoo clocks, the ticks, tocks and cuckoos all competing with eachother; (2) the diner in Gainesville FL named "The Clock" that has dozens of clocks on the walls, none of them telling the correct time.

    February 7, 2013

  • I wonder if there is a noun form of this word such as dyssynchronicity? And why is it not a valid Scrabble word?

    July 16, 2015

  • It's hard to tell why it's not a valid Scrabble word. Maybe it wasn't in enough of the source dictionaries.

    As for dyssynchronicity, I'm certain it will never be playable--but that's because it has 16 letters (and there's only room on the board for 15-letter words). :)

    July 16, 2015