Buzzwords are frequently used in news media. These are words that do not typically occur in everyday speech, but are common among newscasters, talking heads, and pundits on cable news.

These ‘news words’ are accepted by audiences for their implied meaning. But often loaded words are misused or used out of context. The actual definitions can be different than what is implied.

Newswordy is a growing collection of these words, updated every weekday. Along with each word is a definition, a quote with its use (or misuse) in the media, and a news and Twitter feed on the subject.

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1. The act of joining or the condition of being joined; 2. An instance of two or more events or things occurring at the same point in time or space.

If you look at the same place in the sky about the same time on Tuesday evening you will see a conjunction of Jupiter and Venus, where the planets will appear to touch each other, being just 1 degree apart in the sky.

Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times