Weird Words

Discussion in 'The ChitChat Lounge' started by Sanjay Mazumder, Feb 20, 2005.

  1. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    :) pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis :)

    What does pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis mean?

    "A factitious word alleged to mean 'a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust' but occurring chiefly as an instance of a very long word."

    :think: This is also the longest word. :think: :think:

    :cool: :cool:
  2. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    :) floccinaucinihilipilification :)

    What does "floccinaucinihilipilification" mean?

    It means "the estimation of something as worthless." :)

    I loved him for nothing so much as his floccinaucinihilipilification of money.
    --William Shenstone, Letters :)
  3. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    :) Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch :)

    Name of a village in Wales. :)
  4. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    :) supercalifragilisticexpialidocious :)

    A nonsense word meaning fantastic; also called supercalifragilistic. :)
  5. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

  6. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    :) antidisestablishmentarianism :)

    "opposition to the disestablishment of the Church of England"
  7. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    :) honorificabilitudinitatibus :)

    Which appears in Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, and which has been cited as [dubious] evidence that Francis Bacon wrote Shakespeare's plays.
  8. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    @jamhead, I think it's atleast better than several threads which are used for spamming. Atleast this thread is informative. :p:
  9. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    :) Zenzizenzizenzic :)

    Meaning -- Zenzizenzizenzic is the eighth power of a number.

    Fact -- Zenzizenzizenzic has more Z's than any other word in the English language :)
  10. d_ist_urb_ed

    d_ist_urb_ed Genuflect b*tches!

    Nice thead:) Interesting words:) I'll try to contribute something later.
  11. mani_rawalpindi

    mani_rawalpindi GUNS AND GUITARS

    english is a wierd language
  12. nehemiah

    nehemiah New Member

    and i thought this was the place to be.......
  13. bob-bobby

    bob-bobby Extinct or Banned!

  14. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    Nice Bob, U discovered PNEUMONOULTRAMICROSCOPICSILICOVOLCANOCONIOSIS earlier, but not all the other words :p:
  15. bob-bobby

    bob-bobby Extinct or Banned!

    did you checked the source ,,,...
  16. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    @bob, Well U got two words. :p: AND floccinaucinihilipilification :p:

    :) Honorificabilitudinitatibus :)

    Meaning -- the state of being able to achieve honours. :)
  17. Nirvanafreak

    Nirvanafreak Official Freak

    well,to my opinion 'yathzee' is THE weirdest word ever :)
  18. Sanjay Mazumder

    Sanjay Mazumder ~..::MASTERMIND::..~

    Why that's so? It's not in the dic. :p:

    What does it mean?
  19. guns n roses

    guns n roses Pro Guitarist


    what does 'potato' mean

    an edible food.

    if you take off the 'ato' of 'potato'

    you get 'pot'

    a slang term for illegal drugs
  20. Hardik

    Hardik .:.:.:BoRn TaLenT:.:.:.

    nice thread sanjay.....really informative.....
    think about using these words in our normal conversation...:):p:

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