[ hawr-mee ]
/ ˈhɔr mi /
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activity directed toward a goal; purposive effort.
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Origin of horme
First recorded in 1910–15, horme is from the Greek word hormḗ impetus, impulse
OTHER WORDS FROM hormehormic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for horme
/ (ˈhɔːmɪ) /
(in the psychology of C. G. Jung) fundamental vital energy
Derived forms of hormehormic, adjective
Word Origin for horme
C20: from Greek hormē impulse
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