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Dec 24, 2020

Words to Describe 2020

The Guardian asked its readers which words they would use to describe 2020. Let me share them with you — you might find them useful.

1. sh*t /ˈʃɪt/ (also sh*thouse /ˈʃɪthəʊs/, sh*tshow /ˈʃɪtʃəʊ/, sh*tstorm /ˈʃɪtstɔːm/)
2. f*cked /fʌkt/
3. exhausting /ɪɡˈzɔːstɪŋ/
4. challenging /ˈtʃalɪn(d)ʒɪŋ/
5. unprecedented /ʌnˈprɛsɪdɛntɪd/
6. devastating /ˈdɛvəsteɪtɪŋ/
7. clusterf*ck /ˈklʌstəfʌk/
8. frustrating /frʌˈstreɪtɪŋ/
9. meh /mɛ/
10. overwhelming /əʊvəˈwɛlmɪŋ/