floccinaucinihilipilification


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floccinaucinihilipilification

, floccipend - Floccinaucinihilipilification is estimating or categorizing something as worthless, and floccipend means "regard as insignificant" (from Latin flocci pendere, "hold at little value").
See also related terms for insignificant.

floccinaucinihilipilification

the categorizing of something as valueless trivia.
See also: Values
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They seemed to have developed floccinaucinihilipilification, a toxic attitude of simply dismissing what they heard as nothing.
Surely not the same Jacob with a liking for double-breasted pyjamas and using words like floccinaucinihilipilification in parliamentary debate.
SORRY seems to be the hardest word - well apart from floccinaucinihilipilification.
Previous research suggests that students who appraise their lives as having no value or worth, which is known as floccinaucinihilipilification (flocci), may be prone to depressive symptoms because of a neurotic disposition.
Keywords: floccinaucinihilipilification, depression, neuroticism, appraisals, mediation
The longest nonmedical word in the Dictionary is floccinaucinihilipilification, with 29 letters.
Floccinaucinihilipilification - the habit of saying things are worthless.
In short, then I thought the whole programme was an exercise in floccinaucinihilipilification.
This new symbol now allows the construction of a very impressive 29-letter elemental word: FlOCCINaUCINIHILiPILiFICAtION.
Thus, rather than floccinaucinihilipilification, I feel hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian elation That's supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.
An even longer giant, FLOCCINAUCINIHILIPILIFICATION, is so close at 15 consonants, 14 vowels--so close.