Did you know that the longest English word consists of 189,819 letters!! It was mind blowing to know that actually. But who cares I guess nobody uses it unless if you are a chemist 👨🔬 👩🔬 Surprisingly I found someone who uploaded a video on YouTube pronouncing it. It lasts for more than an hour! 😅
And I have no clue if that was even the correct pronunciation. 🤷♀️
And the second longest consists of 1,909 letters and it is the longest published word in the English language.
There is an unexplained gab here, because the third longest one consists of 182 letters. And according to Wikipedia, it is the longest word coined by a major author, and it is the longest word ever to appear in literature. And it was translated from Greek. And the word is:
Easy I know!
But let’s get to the list of longest and possible words to be pronounced.
Meaning: an invented long word said to mean a lung disease caused by inhaling very fine ash and sand dust. (Dictionary)
Meaning: an inherited disorder that closely simulatesthe symptoms but not the consequences of pseudohypoparathyroidism, thus it has mildor no manifestations of hypoparathyroidism or tetanic convulsions. (Dictionary)
Meaning: the estimation of something as valueless. (Dictionary)
Meaning: opposition to the withdrawal of state support or recognition from an established church, especially the Anglican Church in 19th-century England. (Dictionary)
Meaning: to clear a blockage from the hepatic duct to ensure it functions properly. (Impertinent Remarks)
Meaning: describing the use of a spectrophotofluorometer, an instrument that measures the amount of light given off in a color band to trace and measure tiny components of a sample of blood, body tissue or other substance. (Impertinent Remarks)
Meaning: a field of research that combines psychology, endocrinology and neuroscience to study how hormone fluctuations affect human behavior. (Impertinent Remarks)
Meaning: a radiological technique for examining the brain. Air is injected into the brain to sharpen the outlines of various brain structures. As the air is introduced, cerebrospinal fluid is removed. (Impertinent Remarks)
Meaning: immunoelectrophoresis in which the antigen or antibody is labeled with a radioisotope. (Dictionary)
How many words of the ones mentioned above can you pronounce? 😄😬