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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.

 

 

 

 

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