vernalagnia

Also known as Spring Fever

I couldn’t find much about the etymology, but someone anonymously sent me this message:

vernalagnia probably comes from vernal (of, in, or appropriate to spring). As for the suffix, I’m finding little information about it. The closest thing I can think of is the latin agonia.

"Agonia" is Latin for agony or victim

Source submitted by fireeyed-girl

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Solstício

Chave. Não posso esquecer de trancar a porta quando sair. Não sei se voltarei para casa antes de você.
Fechar as janelas por causa da chuva. Abrir as portas do guard-roupas para não mofar nada.
Meu celular vai ficar na gaveta por uns dias. Desculpa, mas vai ser assim.
Vou até a esquina comprar cigarros e volto quando o outono passar, ou talvez no fim do inverno. Você vai ficar bem com ela. Confie em mim.
Não, não vou levar muita coisa. Só o essencial mesmo. Sim, levarei meus cadernos. Todos? Não. Não poderia levar muito peso. Antes da metade do caminho eu ja terei jogado fora metade deles.
Cadernos não se jogam fora, sabia?
Nem agendas. A gente sempre escreve coisas que vão nos fazer sorrir no futuro. Normalmente é um riso de vergonha. Mas o drama se esconde muito bem no cômico. Melhor rir de uma bobagem nostálgica, não?
Talvez seja importante levar um pouco de vodca. A cerveja pesaria muito a bolsa. Bolsa? Quer dizer, mochila. Backpack.
Não. Não acho uma boa ideia. Me disseram que não se encontra vodca boa numa cidade pequena.
Sim, tem que ser boa pra não dar ressaca. É uma viagem justamente pra me tirar as dores de cabeça.
Me ajuda a fechar esse zíper.
Nossa, você fede a preguiça.
É, talvez eu não precise levar tanta coisa.
Melhor deixar a sunga, o verão ja passou mesmo.
Tem sim. Duas, mas cachoeira é muito gelada nessa época.
Tres jeans ja ta bom né? Dá pra usar a mesma calça por pelo menos uma semana. Ou mais, ninguém percebe.
Uma calça de emergência e um short. Chega de jeans.
Não, pode tirar essa jaqueta também. Jaqueta jeans não esquenta nada.
Sim, os moletons vão.
Sim, principalmente as calças.
Avisei. Eles disseram que tudo bem, desde que eu volte a tempo da formatura da minha irmã. Acho que consigo.
São armas. O que tem?
Não, não pretendo matar ninguém mas nunca se sabe né.
Sim, eu tenho certeza que sei pra onde estou indo, mas é aquela coisa: se eu não souber, qualquer lugar serve.
Sim, sobreviverei sem ele mesmo tendo que responder milhões de mensagens quando voltar. E milhões de notificações. Mas também pode ser que não tenha nada quando eu voltar. Talvez as pessoas esqueçam de mim. Seria legal. Eu poderia voltar com outra identidade. Outra versão de mim. Eu voltaria com a minha versão mais aventureira e sobrevivente.
Bem lembrado, melhor desligar o registro, chega de multas por apartamento alagado.
Uma garrafa de água e barras de cereal e acho que estou pronto?
Vamos? Entra aqui.

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Ele tocou a campainha e ela não demorou a descer. Pegou a caixa transportadora, sorriu um sorriso desbotado e o encarou.

EU vou ficar bem, pode confiar em mim. Só quero provar pra mim mesmo que o o clima causado pelo outono também tem nome.

vernalagnia

Spring has hit the southeastern US full force. There are bees a-bumbling, geese a-laying, swans a-swimming, hormones a-raging. Pollen is a-streaming into every facial orifice and a-coating every car. Students and workers are staring out of every window, desperately longing to be outside, forgetting that they typically spend their down-time maintaining their internet addictions and running errands, not frolicking in fields of flowers.

Nevertheless, the cold seems to have broken, and there’s something going around, in addition to what I hear is a very intense and nasty yet mercifully brief stomach bug: vernalagnia! It’s just another word for spring fever, whether a romantic, dreamy mood brought on by spring or a seasonal increase in sexual desire.

While I encountered both definitions in abundance during my research, the origins of vernalagnia seem more in line with the latter one, with verna, meaning “of spring,” synonymous with vernal, and -lagnia, meaning “lust.” I like to imagine a frustrated high school teacher hurling it at their students: You were my best-behaved class! Now you’re just a bunch of vernalagniacs!

lepuslanugo asked:

Tarantism, Ultracrepidarian, Vernalagnia

Tarantism: Describe their dancing style.

What makes you think he dances? Honestly with his skillset he could probably be a HELL of a breakdancer but as it is he only sits and swings/taps his feet.

Ultracrepidarian: What do they think they know more about than they actually do?

All people, of any species/other group he’s dealt with before. He’s canonically sexist and pretty much everything else possible-ist, but it’s lowkey: he just assumes something true of one person in a group is in a way true of the rest of them. Has something to do with being a great warrior from a feared warrior race, he expects everyone to naturally share traits. Unless someone does something to prove otherwise (which can be subtle, really), he’s prone to forming quick judgements and assuming they’re true of everyone. That said, he’s not offended by being wrong, especially if it’s the more interesting outcome. He can accept any new knowledge.

Vernalagnia: Does their mood or outlook on life change with the seasons? If so, how?

Not really, he’s spent so much time space-traveling where there are no seasons and it doesn’t really matter anymore. His overall mood and outlook are also very hard to change in general.

fracturedportrait asked:

Noegenesis, Tarantism & Vernalagnia

prompt: unusual word headcanon prompts #1.

noegenesis: are there any topics that they love to think about deeply?

       what happens after death.  since they can’t really die, what happens to people when they do die is a complete mystery to them.  it’s quite a topic.

tarantism: describe their dancing style.

       they hardly dance anymore.  when they did, they’d prefer slow ballroom dances—waltzes with elegant, perfect steps ; fun foxtrots with partners that knew what they’re doing.

vernalagnia: does their mood or outlook on life change with the seasons? if so, how?

       no, it doesn’t really change.  they’re pessimistic & moody all day, every day.

gulescamisade asked:

Welter, Vernalagnia, Recumbentibus

Does their mood or outlook on life change with the seasons? If so, how?
Maybe a little. More sluggish during the colder, darker months and more lively during warmer, brighter months but definitely nothing major.

What was their greatest victory?
There are a couple things during her lifetime that she’s especially proud of and would consider her greatest victories. First being her escape from the brooding caverns and Alternia altogether. She saw it as her first step towards claiming her own identity. Second being… about the time she got to Earth, cuz that’s when she really started to get to know herself best. She studied a lot there, primarily women’s studies, and began to apply that to her understanding of troll cultures, and it was about that point that she began to really discover what was important to her and that was a big win for her. Not that she wasn’t a social justice fireball before that, but her comprehension of feminism and how it applies to her own culture really came together when she began her studies.

gulescamisade asked:

Montivagant, vernalagnia, Noegenesis

Montivagant: How often do they get lost?

Nepeta wanders around a lot so she does get lost though she’ll just keep walking herself around and making marks until she gets a good map of the area that she knows and then she’ll expand until she gets somewhere else familiar. Some forests are very large and some trees look an awful lot alike. 

Vernalagnia: Does their mood or outlook on life change with the seasons? If so, how? 

Yes! Around late fall and winter is when most things get nice and fat so it’s the best hunting time. She LOVES the later seasons for the food so she gets really excited, warmer weather and seasons make her feel relaxed because everything is in bloom and it’s bright and she loves it. 

Noegenesis: Are there any topics that they love to think about deeply?

RELATIONSHIPS. Relationships of all kinds, she really likes watching people form bonds and think over potential bonds that others could make. As far as interests go this is the only thing that she sits down and THINKS about intensely. She doesn’t give her art this much attention or even her career and she would take time away from either of those in a heartbeat to work more on her ships or muse over them.

grimabettor asked:

Hamartia, Pogonotrophy, Vernalagnia

Hamartia:

When Aradia was alive, her biggest flaw was her impulsiveness. Despite being incredibly able to think on her feet and make decisions quickly, she can also dismiss consequences because of her choices. She takes responsibility for these poor choices, but it often depends on everything falling apart around her for her to know exactly that what she did was wrong. 

Pogonotrophy:

Wow, facial hair was oddly intriguing to Aradia. Hair on people’s FACES. WOW. She thought she would look silly with a beard, but she found the whole idea of it on other PEOPLE and TROLLS really incredible.

Vernalagnia:

Aradia tended to find beauty in every season. There were neat parts of NEATURE that had unique characteristics whenever she went exploring in them. She was not likely to feel down due to the moon not shining as bright as usual, and darkness was only a little scary sometimes during the colder perigees. 

artifactualannihilation asked:

Vernalagnia, Ultracrepidarian, Leptosome

Does their mood or outlook on life change with the seasons? If so, how?
He probably gets surlier during the winter months. Less about the weather and more because of birthdays and holidays that for years he spent without family, or while pushing family away.

What do they think they know more about than they actually do?
Derek is a jack of all trades. As such, he knows a lot about a LOT of things. But he isn’t really… an expert at anything? He feigns confidence in most things. Another Strider trait he exemplifies well - faking it til you make it. So I guess what I’m saying is that he doesn’t know SHIT but he thinks he knows it all.

How is their body image?
He’s MOSTLY confident in his image. He’s athletic (though definitely not as RIPPED as Dirk) and has natural Strider good looks as well as a pretty inflated ego that he’s fabricated as a coping device to deal with his emotional insecurities. HOWEVER, HE HAS A RECEDING HAIRLINE and he’s super insecure about that. He loves hats on their own, but 99% of the time he’s wearing them now, he does it to hide his lack of hair.

madmarchh asked:

[hc meme] Vernalagnia

  • Vernalagnia: Does their mood or outlook on life change with the seasons? If so, how?

No. Harry’s outlook on life is mostly stable, as odd as it sounds. He’s an optimist, he loves life and (almost) everything about it.

Though, he can have some really really dark and down moments, it just has nothing to do with seasons.

Vernalagnia: Baharla birlikte gelen romantik ruh hali.

Allah’ım ne güzel kelimeler var, ne güzel ne güzel ne güzel ya!