Backwater meaning

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Backwater meaning

Post by Kriishnanshu » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:22 pm

Does this sentence correctly use the meaning of backwater.
'An introvert's river is an extrovert's backwater.'

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Re: Backwater meaning

Post by OccamsRazor » Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:10 am

It's okay, I guess.

"Backwater" is an adjective that connotes some primitive, remote place where no one ever goes.

An introvert's solitude is like a river (rushing, exciting, enjoyable) but to an extrovert, solitude is like a backwater (lonely desolate, stagnant swamp).

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