Associations to the word «Hawthorne»


HAWTHORNE, proper noun. A topographic or habitational surname​ for someone who lived near a hawthorn hedge or in a place with such a name.
HAWTHORNE EFFECT, noun. A phenomenon whereby a change in the behavior of a subject being studied is an effect of the change itself or the fact of being observed rather than the nature of the change in question.

Dictionary definition

HAWTHORNE, noun. United States writer of novels and short stories mostly on moral themes (1804-1864).

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca