Get comfortable with being uncomfortable | Luvvie Ajayi Jones

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


When something is shoddy, it's not of good quality. The construction of the building was shoddy, and the furniture was very poor quality.

  • The construction of the building was shoddy, and the furniture was very poor quality.

To be unafraid is to be fearless. When you are unafraid, you don't feel the fear that is usually associated with danger.

  • He is unafraid of the dark, which is why he likes to play in the park at night.
  • She is unafraid of snakes, which is why she always carries a snakebite kit with her.

A premed student is someone who is studying to become a doctor. They usually take courses in biology, chemistry, and medical terminology.

  • She is a premed student, and she is planning to become a doctor.
  • He is a premed student, and he is planning to become a doctor.

When you are moisturized, you are protecting your skin from the elements by applying a layer of moisturizer. This layer of moisturizer helps to keep your skin hydrated and healthy.

  • She was moisturized when she went outside.
  • He moisturized his skin before going outside.

A troublemaker is someone who causes a lot of trouble. They are usually very determined, and they don't hesitate to do whatever it takes to get what they want.

  • The troublemakers were causing a lot of noise and disruption.
  • The troublemakers always seem to be causing trouble.

To tumble is to fall down very quickly. If you tumble down the stairs, you might end up with a few bruises.

  • She tumbled down the stairs and hit her head.
  • He tumbled down the stairs and broke his arm.

Fearfully means with fear and anxiety. When you are fearfully walking in the dark, you are afraid that you are going to get lost.

  • She was fearfully running toward the house.
  • I was fearfully running to the other side of the street.

To ignite something is to set it on fire. When you light a match, you are igniting the match.

  • The fire was ignited by the match that was thrown into the building.
  • The fuel was ignited when the truck crashed into the station.

Sacrificial means to give something up in order to gain something else. In some religions, sacrificing something important is a way to show your devotion to the gods.

  • The statue was destroyed in order to create a sacrificial altar for the gods.
  • She sacrificed her time to help the other students, even though it meant that she would be late for her own class.