Add more to you smartness by knowing these most longest and interesting words in English language!

Having hard time reading the long winded words? Did you know the longest word in english is exactly of 1,89,819 letters? Well, this indeed is a true fact and it actually takes 3 hours to pronounce this word. Phew!!

Must have been some brilliant minds, who came up with such words. So, to add to your smartness and intellect, we have listed the top 5 longest and interesting english words, which are used in routine by people around the world.

So, gear up and read ahead the 5 longest routinely used english words –

  1. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 letters) – New long word 1 (1)

    It is a lung disease caused by the inhalation of silica or quartz dust. This medical term is used by doctors, all over the world and surely takes a while to pronounce.

  2. Floccinaucinihilipilification (29 letters) –new long word 4 (1)

    It  is the estimation of something as valueless. Ironically, floccinaucinihilipilification is a pretty valueless word itself; it’s almost never used except as an example of a long word.

  3. Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia (35 letters) – new long word 2 (1)

    A non-technical term which extended from hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian. The meaning of this word is ‘the fear of long words’. Pretty ironic, ehh!

  4. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (34 letters) – new long word 3 (1)

    This super long word means ‘extremely good or wonderful things’ –  If you have watched Mary Poppins as a child, you might quickly think of this word.

  5. Sesquipedalian (14 letters)

long word 5

Lastly, as compared to the above mentioned words, this word is a li’l shorter. But do you know what this means – Well, pretty ironically this means ‘characterized by long words; long-winded’.

 

So, keep reading these and learn to pronounce well – another thing to add to your smartness.

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