Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIARY

From this point the progress will be best narrated by extracts from my Diary.

It was a very serious thing for the elements when they got into Aunt Jane's diary.

On the 9th Nelson sent Collingwood what he called, in his diary, the Nelson-touch.

Her thoughts went back to what she had written in her diary.

That page in her diary called out to her to come home and burn it.

It proved to be a diary kept likewise in thorough German fashion.

In two hours I was delirious, and the end of the Diary and of myself was at hand.

Take, by way of example, an extract from my own diary at Venice.

His diary was within reach, and he thought over his abbreviated week-end.

No, I'll go after them papers and the diary while they're fresh in my mind.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Latin diarium "daily allowance," later "a journal," neuter of diarius "daily," from dies "day" (see diurnal); also see -ary. Earliest sense was a daily record of events; sense of the book in which such are written is said to be first attested in Ben Jonson's "Volpone" (1605).

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