Also, my goodness. Expressions of shock, surprise, or dismay, as in My God, don’t tell me he’s dying, or My goodness, what an awful outfit. The first term dates from about 1800; goodness in the variant is a euphemism for God.
- My heart bleeds for you
I don’t feel at all sorry for you, I don’t sympathize, as in You only got a five percent raise? My heart bleeds for you. Originating in the late 1300s, this hyperbolic expression of sympathy has been used ironically since the mid-1700s.
[mahy-uh-sis] /ˈmaɪ ə sɪs/ noun, plural myiases [mahy-uh-seez] /ˈmaɪ əˌsiz/ (Show IPA). Pathology, Veterinary Pathology. 1. any disease that results from the infestation of tissues or cavities of the body by larvae of flies. /ˈmaɪəsɪs/ noun (pl) -ses (-ˌsiːz) 1. infestation of the body by the larvae of flies 2. any disease resulting from such […]
[myin-jahn] /ˈmyɪn dʒɑn/ noun 1. a city in central Burma.
[mik-uh-rahy-nuh s] /ˌmɪk əˈraɪ nəs/ noun 1. .