Wordsmyth has nominated 10 words for the year of 2020, with attention to the following criteria:
- The word is significant in important events or movements, raising important questions about our cultural values and beliefs..
- The meanings or uses of the word have been discussed in various cultural media, fostering public awareness of the importance of the word and its uses.
- The word is open to multiple interpretations, inviting dialogues about its meanings.
- The questions raised are of interest and value in the pursuit of lifelong education.
You can review our nominations in more detail before voting for your choice for WOTY 2020.