any Web site on which there is a large amount of visually distracting media such as animations, video clips, blinking text, banner advertisements, and sound clips
A bad visual-interface design that uses too many colours. (This term derives, of course, from the bizarre day-glo colours found in canned fruit salad). Too often one sees similar effects from interface designers using colour window systems such as X; there is a tendency to create displays that are flashy and attention-getting but uncomfortable for long-term use.
- Angry with
feeling or showing or strong resentment (usually followed by at, with, or about): to be angry at the dean; to be angry about the snub. expressing, caused by, or characterized by ; wrathful: angry words. Chiefly New England and Midland U.S. inflamed, as a sore; exhibiting inflammation. (of an object or phenomenon) exhibiting a characteristic […]
- Angry young man
(often initial capital letter) one of a group of British writers of the late 1950s and the 1960s whose works reflect strong dissatisfaction with, frustration by, and rebellion against tradition and society. any author writing in this manner. Historical Examples But Captain Marston placed a hand upon the arm of the angry young man. The […]
a feeling of dread, anxiety, or anguish. Contemporary Examples On online message boards, caregivers talk about the angst of living with their folks again. Dad Just Moved In and He’s Driving Me Insane The Daily Beast October 24, 2008 So get your angst out—on paper, in paint, or by pop-up street performance. The Stars Predict […]
François [frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1604–69, and his brother Michel [mee-shel] /miˈʃɛl/ (Show IPA) 1614–86, French sculptors. Historical Examples Anguier, the name of two famous French sculptors in the 17th century. The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood