Uhtceare


Uhtceare

(OOT-key-ARE-a)

Noun:

-The familiar sort of pre-dawn anxiety, when one is lying awake and worrying.

From Old English uhte - daybreak and ceare - care and sorrow.

Used in a sentence:

“Whenever I suffer from uhtceare, I’m lying there worrying about what effect the sleep deprivation is having upon my job performance!”

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