Top of the mouthfuls is the lung disease pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
And the dictionary's biggest mouthful, the lung disease pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
"The longest word in the English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
," wrote Shelby.
"For sure," agreed Barney, "I used to love saying the longest word in the English language, 'pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
' but people used to think I was just being pretentious.
The Web3 45-letter pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
is both the longest and the highest AV dictionary headword at 560 (density 12.4), but higher AV chemical names are given under shorter headwords (see Gooch 05-67).
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
The longest regular word to appear in the dictionary - "pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
" - is only 45 letters in length, Unexplained-Mysteries.com said, adding that some lexicographers aren't sure whether the name of a chemical actually qualifies as a word.
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.