Top 7 Longest English Words - Ordentop

Do you know how many words are there in English? The second edition of the Oxford English Dictionary contains 171,476 words which are used today. But, what are the longest words in modern usage?

Many of the longest words in the dictionary are related to medicine⚕️or chemistry⚗️

1️⃣Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 letters)

Pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of very fine silicate or quartz dust💨

2️⃣ Hippopotomonstrosis (36 letters)

By fate ironically, Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is one of the longest works in the dictionary and a title for fear of long words! Funny, yeah?😄

3️⃣Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (34 letters).

Possibly, that’s the best word of all! You can use this word Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious when you have nothing else to say.

4️⃣ Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (30 letters).

This is a completely medical term. It is a relatively mild form of pseudohypoparathyroidism, characterized by normal levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood.🩸

5️⃣Floccinaucinihilipilification (29 letters).

The longest undeniable non-technical word, which is recognized by not all handbooks, including Merriam-Webster. According to alternative sources, floccinaukiniiliphilification is an act or habit of describing or considering something unimportant, of no value. It is often used in a humorous sense.😀

6️⃣Antidizactivism (28 letters).

The term refers to a political movement in 19th century in Britain💂 that wanted to divide church and state. In this case, the political movement wanted to dissolve the Church of England as the official state church of England, Ireland and Wales.

7️⃣Honorificabilitudinitatibus(27 letters).

It’s the longest word in Shakespeare’s works📖. As well, honorificabilitudinitatibus is the longest word in English with alternating consonants and vowels.

❓Can you read at least one of these words without stopping?