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Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:45 pm
by notbobsmith
Knowledgability

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:47 pm
by Rath Darkblade
There are no 16-syllable words in English, so I'll pick a French word. Like so:

le communications

*runs like hell to avoid being lynched for being a smart-arse* ;)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:40 pm
by notbobsmith
Really? I found a bunch of 16-letter words.

But anyway...

Psychosomatically (17)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:00 am
by Rath Darkblade
Absentmindednesses (18) ;)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:03 pm
by notbobsmith
Intellectualization (19)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:12 am
by Rath Darkblade
What does that word mean? :?

Anarchoindividualist (20)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:06 pm
by notbobsmith
Electroencephalograph (21)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:25 am
by Rath Darkblade
counter-revolutionaries (22)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:29 am
by notbobsmith
Overintellectualization (23)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:27 am
by Rath Darkblade
Overintellectualizations (24) ;)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:49 pm
by notbobsmith
Antiestablishmentarianism (25)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:21 am
by Rath Darkblade
Antiestablishmentarianisms (26)

*runs like heck to avoid being lynched for being a smart-donkey* ;)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:01 pm
by notbobsmith
Honorificabilitudinitatibus (27) (Wikipedia: Longest word in Shakespeare's works; longest word in the English language featuring alternating consonants and vowels)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:34 am
by Rath Darkblade
antidisestablishmentarianism (28)

(It really is 28 letters, not 25) :)

Re: The Length of a Word.

Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:55 am
by notbobsmith
Rath Darkblade wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:34 am
antidisestablishmentarianism (28)

(It really is 28 letters, not 25) :)
The 25-letter word was Antiestablishmentarianism not Antidisestablishmentarianism. :)

Floccinaucinihilipilification (29) (The act of regarding something as unimportant. A big word that kind of describes itself.)