Monthly Archives: March 2018

Top 10 Longest Words in the English Language

Top 10 Longest Words in the English Language

1 – Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 letters) : 

Lung disease caused by the inhalation of crystalline silica dust.


2 – Hepaticocholangiocholecystenterostomies (39 letters) :

A surgical creation of a connection between the gall bladder and a hepatic duct and between the intestine and the gall bladder.


3 – Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (34 letters) :

Something to say when you have nothing to say.


4 – Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (30 letters) : 

A genetic disorder which closely imitates the indications but not the effects of pseudohypoparathyroidism and, thus it has mild or no manifestations of hypoparathyroidism or tetanic convulsions.


5 – Floccinaucinihilipilification (29 letters) :

Process of determining that something is absolutely valueless.


6 – Antidisestablishmentarianism (28 letters) :

Evolved in 1838 in Britain, it signifies opposition to proposals for the disestablishment of the Anglican Church.


7 – Honorificabilitudinitatibus (27 letters) :

This is the longest word ever applied by Shakespeare which stands for “The state of being able to achieve honours”.


8 –   Radioimmunoelectrophoresis (26 letters) :

Immunoelectrophoresis (Electrophoresis to separate antigens and antibodies) using antigens or antibodies labeled with radioisotopes.


9 – Thyroparathyroidectomized (25 letters) :

The process of cutting out Thyroid and Parathyroid glands.


10 – Otorhinolaryngological (22 letters) :

Branch of medical science which deals with the treatment of head, neck, ear, throat and nose disorders.