I decided to start an obscure word of the month posting. So once every month; I’ll post an obscure word and it’s definition for people to read about and discover.

This month our word is one of the longest in the dictonary and the funny things is; it literally means the fear of long words.

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

Defintion:

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is one of the longest words in the dictionary — and, in an ironic twist, is the name for a fear of long words. Sesquipedalophobia is another term for the phobia.

How to Pronounce:

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