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Check Out The 10 Longest Words In The English Language And Their Meanings

Longest Words In The English Language
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All we know that language is an essential tool to communicate with others. If the words of the language are not able to pronounce then what will happen. It becomes the tough vocabulary of the dictionary. These tough words got a chance to participate in games. Yes, people use to play with words. A tongue twister is a common game, the opponent is asked to repeat the tongue twister word. Most people end with the wrong pronunciation. Similarly, long words are also used for word games. Anyone has imagined the length of the word will go for pages.

Yes, it is there. The longest word has 189819 letters. It is the chemical composition of the protein called titin. While talking about words in the language you might interest in knowing how many words are there in English. There are 171476 words in the second edition of the current 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary.

Anyway, this longest word will not be going to use in day-to-day life. But there are some longest words even they may not be used in common, you can see rarely. Mostly these words are related to medical terms or chemicals and rarely others. Here we have a list of such longest words.

 

1. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 letters)

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It is the longest word with 45 letters in it. It is used as a synonym for lung diseases called silicosis. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is caused by inhaling very fine ash and sand dust.

 

2. Hepaticocholangiocholecystenterostomies (39 letters)

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It is a plural form of Hepaticocholangiocholecystenterostomy. It is the surgical process used for creating a channel for communication between the gall bladder and the hepatic duct and between the intestine and the gall bladder.

 

3. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious( 34 letters)

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It is something to say when you have nothing to say. It has made popular by the film Mary Poppins.

 

4. Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (30 letters)

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It is named so as the appearance of this inherited disorder in an individual is similar to pseudohypoparathyroidism. Other than that, it has a normal level of calcium and phosphorous in the blood.

 

5. Floccinaucinihilipilification (29 letters)

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It is used to describe something as worthless. It is also the longest non-scientific word like Antidisestablishmentarianism.

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