pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis


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pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

a disease caused by the prolonged inhalation of fine siliceous dust. Also spelled pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis.
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The longest word in the Oxford English Dictionary is the 45-letter pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, which refers to a form of lung disease.
Personally, I think it's pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
But once you get the hang of it -- discounting those who are used to one of these -- it won't be long before you can type pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, or maybe even the chemical name of titin (which is composed of a whopping 189,819 letters; don't believe me?
The longest word in English, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis - a chronic lung disease caused by the inhalation of fine silicate or quartz dust.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary the longest word in the language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, with 45 letters.
Among the possible derby girl names she's pondered is a play on pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis - the longest word in the English dictionary, Zane said.
They may be very large, like pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, a 45-letter hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian word for black lung disease.
One word that almost beat him, though, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis which means a form of pneumoconiosis caused by very fine silicate or quartz dust.
1 Number of letters in the longest English word pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis - small bits of dust.
Well-known for its extreme length, 45 letters, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis This is the longest solidly-spelled word in the dictionary.
In previous Word Ways issues, zzxjoanw, Torpenhow Hill and pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis have been shown to be spurious.
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