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Oh my word Clatter, clutter

Oh my word Clatter, clutter
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Clutter is a mess of various articles in places like a house or office. Clutter as a noun, refers to an untidy state. As a verb, clutter refers to...

Clutter is a mess of various articles in places like a house or office. Clutter as a noun, refers to an untidy state. As a verb, clutter refers to filling up or covering space with unnecessary or unwanted things. The office manager sent an email to all her colleagues informing them not to clutter their desks. He gets annoyed when he comes back home from office but blames the clutter in his office.

“Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” –Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist. Award-winning journalist Victoria Lambert took the 30-day de-clutter challenge, during which she removed one item a day. Derivatives of clutter are clutters, cluttered, cluttering. How to de-clutter the cluttered mind? Psychologists attribute anxiety and stress to a cluttered environment.

De-cluttering can also reduce stress. The couple often squabbles with each other over the clutter in the house because one of them has an obsessive cleaning syndrome. To have a clutter-free house, one should keep things in order. Clatter functions as a noun and verb. Clatter as a noun refers to a continuous rattling sound. For example, when hard objects strike against each other, they produce a sound we call clatter.

Clatter is a rattling sound or a loud disturbance like the sound of train on the tracks, a noisy talk or discussion or a loud chatter. The clatter of dishes in the sink while cleaning causes disturbance. The clatter of a train could be a source of disturbance or a sound of alarm for people in the hinterlands or rural areas. For many people, clatter can be annoying.

The clatter of hooves on the ground drove the sparrows on the electric wire away. As a verb, clatter refers to making or causing a rattling sound, a sound of clink or clunk. The derivatives of clatter in the verb form are clatters, clattered and the present participle is clattering, clatterer is a noun, clatteringly is an adverb and clattery is an adjective. The cafes in Hyderabad echo with the clatter of cups and saucers. A clattery atmosphere is not uncommon across the country.

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