Words Phobia

Top 10 Words Even Longer Than Constitutionally, you’ll never lose to Scrabble again

The French language is a beautiful language, full of subtlety and poetry. But it also includes words that some might call “barbarians”, words that contain more consonants than vowels and can certainly earn any part of Scrabble.

    1. Deconstitutionalize
      And yes, the inflected form of unconstitutionally counts 26 letters is one more than the “so-called” longest word of the French language. It means “to remove from a text its constitutional character” to the 3rd person of the plural of the present conditional.
      Example : “These politicians would de-constitutionalize the constitution in force if they had the opportunity”.
    2. Interdepartmentalization
      Making interdepartmental ie involving more different departments. Here again 25 letters.
      Example : “The interdepartmentalization of the Ile-de-France sanitation is on the way” (oh yes, it’s very boring though)
    3. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobie
      A beautiful word of 29 letters to designate the phobia number 666 (the figure of the Beast).
      Example : “So stop drawing inverted pentagrams in your room son.You know that your mother suffers hexakosioihexekontahexaphobie yet”.
    4. Glycosylphosphatidylethanolamine
      Cell membranes, 32 letters
      Example : “Glycosylphosphatidylethanolamines are found mainly in the inner (cytoplasmic) leaflet of the lipid bilayer of plasma membranes” . To pronounce preferably with a monocle and pulling nonchalantly on its pipe.

Words Phobia

    1. Orthochlorobenzalmalonitrile
      A suffocating gas used to disperse rioters during degenerating events. 30 letters.
      Example : “Lieutenant, we have more orthochlorobenzalmalonitrile in reserve to make them clear.” What do we do? We balance them Vianney’s last song ? “
  1. Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
    A very powerful insecticide of 31 letters. Better known as DDT.
    Example : “Mosquito, double account word!” – “Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, I annihilate your mosquito”.
  2. esophago-gastroduodenoscopy
    This is an endoscopic diagnostic procedure that involves introducing a flexible tube through the patient’s mouth, 27 letters.
    Example : “oepogjflnufzumauerociffrrrr” (it’s much harder to pronounce when you have a flexible tube in your mouth).
  3. Aminomethylpyrimidinylhydroxyethylmethythiazolium
    The systematic name of B2 vitame, 49 letters.
    Example : “You pass me a stamp of aminomethri … amonéni … aminouply … Good file me the tube of Juvamine …”
  4. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobie
    36 letters (just that), to describe the Long Words Phobia … You feel the irony there?
    Example : “This top has awakened my hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobie, I’m on the verge of vagal discomfort”.
  5. Cyclopentanoperhydrophenanthrene
    A word of 32 letters which allows to designate “a type of nucleus which enters into the composition of biochemical elements like cholesterol for example”.
    Example : “You will resume a third part of kouign-amann?” – “No thanks, I’m trying to monitor my consumption of cyclopentanoperhydrophenanthrene” (well we’re not too sure for this one anyway).
  6. Bonus: Apopathodiaphulatophobia
    The phobia of constipation. 24 letters this time.
    Example : “If you drink Hepar and you eat enough lentils, apopathodiaphulatophobia should not be a problem for you anymore”.