the longest word


i have read that the longest word in any of the major english language dictionaries is  pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.  a word of medical origin, it is defined in wikipedia as a a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust, causing inflammation in the lungs – simply, it is a condition called as silicosis.



” l  –  a  –  o  –  d  –   i  –  c  –  e  –  a  – n . .  laodicean “. 

from 13-year-old kansas girl kavya shivashankar, spelling the winning word which means lukewarm or indifferent in religion or politics in scripps national spelling bee in washington d.c.


baking, blazing, blistering, boiling, broiling, burning, calescent, decalescent, febrile, fevered, feverish, feverous, fiery, flaming, heated, humid, igneous, incandescent, like an oven, on fire, ovenlike, parching, piping, recalescent, red, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, sizzling, smoking, steaming, stuffy, sultry, summery, sweltering, sweltry, thermogenic, torrid, tropic, tropical, very warm, warm . .


it is actually 55 degrees centigrade here in our location  . . words aren’t enough to describe the heat in here!