We encounter long words in every language. It is somewhat exciting and irritating to encounter long words in a language, as it is hard to pronounce and remember the exact spelling. We have compiled a list of top 10 long words in English.
Top Ten Longs Words in English Language with Pronunciation and their Meaning
- [Adj., 22 Letters]
It refers to a branch of medical science which deals with the treatment of head, neck, ear, throat and nose disorders.
- [Noun, 25 Letters]
It is a medical term which refers to the process of cutting out Thyroid and Parathyroid glands.
- [Noun, 26 Letters]
Immunoelectrophoresis (Electrophoresis to separate antigens and antibodies) using antigens or antibodies labelled with radioisotopes.
- [Noun, 27 Letters]
- [hon - ori - fi- ca - bil - i - tu- dini- tat - i- bus]
This is the longest word ever applied by Shakespeare which stands for the state of being able to achieve honours.
- [Noun, 28 Letters]
- [an-tee-dis-uh-stab-lish-muh n-tair-ee-uh-niz-uh m]
Originally described opposition to the disestablishment of the Church of England, but now it may refer to any opposition to withdrawing government support of a particular church or religion.
- [Noun, 25 Letters]
- [flok-suh-naw-suh-nahy-hil-uh-pil-uh-fi-key-shuh n]
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.
- [Noun, 30 Letters]
An inherited disorder that closely simulates the symptoms but not the consequences of pseudohypoparathyroidism and, thus it has mild or no manifestations of hypoparathyroidism or tetanic convulsions.
- [Adj., 34 Letters]
- [soo-per-kal-uh-fraj-uh-lis-tik-ek-spee-al-i-doh-shuh s]
This long word is used as a nonsense word by children to express approval or to represent the longest word in English.
- [Noun, 39 Letters]
A surgical creation of a connection between the gall bladder and a hepatic duct and between the intestine and the gall bladder.
With 45 letters, the name of a disease holds the first position in our list. Feeling dizzy?
#1 in the list of long words:
- [Noun, 45 Letters]
It is 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.
Interestingly the first position is shared by one more word which is its plural Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokonioses.
Probably 45 characters long word is not easy to memorize. Few people feel persistent or irrational fear of long words called hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia. Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia (Noun, 35 Letters) has been exempted from the list.