Today’s Wordle hint and answer on Tuesday 27th February for 983

Let’s have a cup of tea and find out Wordle’s answer for today, February 27.

For the uninitiated, the goal of Wordle is to solve a daily five-letter word with six puzzles. The less guessing the better, and if you can’t guess anything, you’ll break your streak.

The latter is why finding today’s Wordle answer is a priority, as players pride themselves on maintaining their streak. So why go for a risky final guess when you can learn a few clues and otherwise get the definitive answer? This page can help with that.

Once you have the word today, learn more about Wordle and how the New York Times became interested in games in this interview with Jonathan Knight, NYTimes games director. In keeping with the theme of words, we also discuss why the NYTimes Mini Crossword Puzzle is a reliable delight.

Clues for today’s Wordle answer

Instead of jumping straight to the answer, you may just need a few tips to get you over the line:

  • There is a vowel in this word and it is repeated twice as the second and fifth letter.
  • This word is the name of the biological system where the body learns information by detecting things around it, usually through five types of this word.
  • There is another letter that is repeated in this word, the first and fourth letters.
  • You can tell that someone is missing a common version of this word if they do stupid things.

I’m not sure yet? Read on to find out the answer.

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Wordle’s response for word 983 on February 27, 2024

Even with the clues above, are you still unsure and want to keep that streak going?

Wordle’s answer today is SENSE.

After guessing the ‘E’ in my first attempt at the word ‘BEACH’, today’s word ‘SENSE’ really stumped me. The placement of the double ‘E’ and then the double ‘S’ should have been a big clue, but somehow it was a little more confusing. Well, there’s always another chance to win tomorrow!

Sharing a Wordle answer
Don’t forget to share your answer on Wordle once you’re done. | Image credit: MichaelJBerlin –

Now you have the answer, don’t tell others! Remember, you can share your spoiler-free results in grid form.

Of course, no one has to know that you came to this page to solve it. Maybe make two or three false guesses first to throw them off, perhaps?

The current etymology of Wordle

The current word “SENSE” is said to have partially originated from the Latin word sēnsus, meaning “sensation” or “feeling”, which is almost, if not completely, the same as that used today. Also, what is interesting is that it is said that in the 1590s the actual word was used to describe “a vague consciousness or feeling.”

It is not uncommon to see this term in games as well, especially those where characters have special abilities or powers that allow them to ‘SIT’ (or see the invisible) by using a special command.

Previous Wordle answers for this week

And now our ‘Previously on Wordle’ segment! (I know ‘in’ works better, but let me tell you this…) The following words have appeared in Wordle this week so far:

  • Monday February 26 (982) – OFTEN
  • Sunday February 25 (981) – SMITH

If you want to know all the words that have appeared in Wordle in the past, check out our archive of previous Wordle answers.

What to play after Wordle

Once you’ve completed your daily Wordle, the question is: what will you play next?

Of course, you can try other word games offered by the New York Times, such as Spelling Bee, Mini Crossword, and Letter Boxed. You can also try Connections, daily Sudokus, and Tiles, a fairly additive pattern matching game.

NYT Games

There are also a variety of games that have put a twist on Wordle’s formula. Squaredle challenges you to find a series of words by connecting letters on a four-by-four grid. Meanwhile, Dordle, Quorodly, Octordly, and Sedecordle keep the standard Wordle, while increasing the number of words you have to find. The challenge lies in how your guesses count for all the words, so you must decide whether you will focus on a specific word or try to solve several words at the same time. Fortunately, the number of guesses you receive increases along with the number of words you are expected to solve.

However, if you want a break from spelling, try GeoGuessr. Here you will be given an image of some place, anywhere in the world and you will have to place a marker where you think that location is. There’s even an old-school RuneScape version.

I hope you enjoyed playing Wordle today!

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