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Longest word in English


The longest word in any of the major English language dictionaries is ... The Oxford English Dictionary contains ...

What is the longest English word? | Oxford Dictionaries


You're unlikely to come across these words in genuine use: they're generally just provided as answers to questions about the longest words in the English ...

floccinaucinihilipilification - Oxford Dictionaries


Mid 18th century: from Latin flocci, nauci, nihili, pili (words meaning at little value) + -fication. The Latin elements were listed in a well-known rule of the Eton Latin ...

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Longest Words in the English Dictionary


These words are listed in some of our larger dictionaries. Other words (mainly technical ones) recorded in the complete Oxford English Dictionary includes:

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Apr 13, 2015 ... Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is said to be the longest word in the Oxford English Dictionary, so if anyone asks you what is ...

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis - Dictionary.com


an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused by silica dust, sometimes cited as one of the longest words in the English language. Origin of ...

Word Records > Longest Words - Fun With Words


This is the longest word in the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. Interestingly the most common letter in English, E, does not appear in this word at all, ...

The 13 longest words in the english language - Placementor.com


The word occurs in Shakespeare's play Love's Labour's Lost, and mens "with ... This is found in the Oxford English Dictionary, and means "the action or habit of ...

Top 10 Longest Words in the English Language - Toptenz.net


Apr 17, 2012 ... This word, containing 45 letters, does appear in the dictionary, but was ... in OED (Oxford English Dictionary) Now we have a word exceeding ...

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What is the longest English word whic... | Oxford Dictionaries


There are two 15-letter words that meet this criterion, of having no repeated letters. Find out what they are.

'Longest' word has 189,819 letters, takes three hours to pronounce


Dec 12, 2012 ... 'Longest' word has 189,819 letters, takes three hours to pronounce ... in making them. The longest word in the Oxford English Dictionary is ...

12 Exceptionally Long or Extremely Special Words | Mental Floss


Jan 20, 2016 ... At 45 letters, this is the longest word you'll find in a major dictionary. ... While it made the cut in the Oxford English Dictionary, Merriam-Webster ...