How many words are there in English ? The second edition of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary contains 171,476 words that are used in everyday life. What's the longest word in the English language? Let's find out in our TOP-10.
- Number of letters: 9.
The quality or state of strength, the ability to exert tension or endurance. The ability to resist force or attack.
- Number of letters: 17.
This term indicates verbosity.
- Number of letters: 21.
In the 1990s, this word was a very popular long word in everyday English speaking.
- Number of letters: 22.
Opponent or hostile to the social, economic and political principles of the ruling class (as a nation), against the establishment.
- Number of letters: 25.
Medical term for the removal of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.
- Number of letters: 27.
A word used in the works of Shakespeare.
- Number of letters: 29.
The act or habit of describing, considering something as unimportant, of no value, or useless. Often used in the comedy genre.
- Number of letters: 30.
An indicator of the level of calcium and phosphorus in the blood.
- Number of letters: 34.
Perhaps the best word of all! Popularized by the Mary Poppins movie Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is something to say when you have nothing to say.
- Number of letters: 45.
A disease caused by pneumoconiosis bacteria entering the upper respiratory tract.