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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-05-19 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-08-19).

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  1. antisuicidal
    • 2009 May 19, Richard A. Friedman, M.D., “New Drugs Have Allure, Not Track Record”, New York Times:
      While lithium must be taken with care — it is therapeutic in a narrow range of blood levels, and overdoses can be toxic — it is also the only psychotropic drug that has ever been shown to have specific antisuicidal effects.
  2. blubberfest
  3. dirndled
    • 2009 May 19, Michael Kimmelman, “The Führer Returns to Berlin, This Time Saluted Only by Laughs”, New York Times:
      That’s not to mention the little Nazi flags with pretzels in lieu of swastikas that were handed out to everybody in the audience (including a troop of dirndled transvestites who waved them around like lost cheerleaders).
  4. extraversion
    • 2009 May 19, John Tierney, “Message in What We Buy, but Nobody’s Listening”, New York Times:
      But Dr. Miller says that much of the pleasure we derive from products stems from the unconscious instinct that they will either enhance or signal our fitness by demonstrating intelligence or some of the Big Five personality traits: openness, conscientiousness, agreeableness, stability and extraversion.
  5. extraverted
    • 2009 May 19, John Tierney, “Message in What We Buy, but Nobody’s Listening”, New York Times:
      The “conspicuous precision” of a BMW or a Lexus helps signal the intelligence of all the owners, but the BMW’s “conspicuous reputation” also marks its owner as more extraverted and less agreeable (i.e., more aggressive).
  6. masillae
    • 2009 May 19, Tim Arango, “Seeking a Missing Link, and a Mass Audience”, New York Times:
      The specimen, designated Darwinius masillae, is of a monkeylike creature that is remarkably intact: even the contents of its stomach are preserved.
  7. microcultures
    • 2009 May 19, Michiko Kakutani, “Taking Sides in the Digital Revolution, Where Copyright Is the First Casualty”, New York Times:
      In “Ripped” Greg Kot — a music critic at The Chicago Tribune since 1990 — contends that peer-to-peer file sharing and CD burning has empowered music consumers, while providing musicians with more “opportunities to be heard”: “In this world, the fringe players could more easily find and build a dedicated audience, and a musical ecosystem encompassing thousands of microcultures began to emerge.”
  8. nonmatch
    • 2009 May 19, “The Right to DNA Testing”, New York Times:
      For example, if blood is found in the general vicinity of a crime scene, a nonmatch would not prove that a defendant was innocent the way a nonmatch of skin from under the fingernails of a stabbing victim might.
  9. nonveterans
    • 2009 May 19, Bob Herbert, “War’s Psychic Toll”, New York Times:
      A CBS News survey found that veterans aged 20 to 24 were two to four times as likely to commit suicide as nonveterans the same age.
  10. postrecession
    • 2009 May 19, Louis Uchitelle, “Home Depot Girds for Continued Weakness”, New York Times:
      While Home Depot has emerged from the credit crisis strong enough to borrow at attractive rates now, it has chosen not to do so. Mr. Blake has charted a course away from expansion, one that he holds out as a template for running a big company in postrecession America.
  11. postsurgical
  12. postvote
    • 2009 May 19, “India’s Challenges”, New York Times:
      Much of the postvote analysis has focused on the daunting domestic agenda.
  13. pseudogrand
    • 2009 May 19, Stephen Holden, “‘Idol’ Final Raises Extra Question”, New York Times:
      The concept found mass-market traction in the pseudogrand guignol of Alice Cooper and Kiss, who brought rock into the realm of cartoons and horror movies, and made it comedic.
  14. technopowers
    • 2009 May 19, John Tierney, “Message in What We Buy, but Nobody’s Listening”, New York Times:
      “Those features can be talked about in ways that will display my general intelligence to potential mates and friends, who will bow down before my godlike technopowers, which rival those of Iron Man himself.”
  15. trendonistas
    • 2009 May 19, Brooks Barnes, “Yes, I Look Fabulous, but Inside I’m Saving”, New York Times:
      “The trendonistas still flock to Barneys, but it’s just to eat lunch and buy a lipstick,” said Leslie Wright, a fashion-forward executive at Bonhams & Butterfields, the art auctioneer.
  16. underpopulation
    • 2009 May 19, Jane E. Brody, “The Slippery Slope From Fear to Panic”, New York Times:
      “Panicology” considers the evidence on both sides of a large number of worries that have beset the industrialized world in modern times, including the “population crisis” (now one of underpopulation that threatens the wealth and health of aging populations in countries like Italy and Russia); the effect of the mumps -measles -rubella vaccine on autism (none, it turns out); the effect of climate change on extreme weather like hurricanes and other life-changing events (real and a far greater threat than terrorism); earthquakes (“hundreds of millions of people live with the daily risk of extermination by the Earth’s geophysical might,” including an estimated 75 million Americans in 39 states), and genetically modified foods (foods have been genetically modified for thousands of years through hybridization with far less predictable results).
  17. venomlike


  1. tricylic = tricyclic
    • 2009 May 19, Richard A. Friedman, M.D., “New Drugs Have Allure, Not Track Record”, New York Times:
      I called her psychiatrist, a smart young doctor whom I know, to ask if she had ever been given one of the older antidepressants, like a tricylic or a MAOI (for monoamine oxidase inhibitor).