10 Longest Words in the English Language

After many requests from our fellow visitors we have decided to list the 10 Longest Words in the English language according to the Oxford English Dictionary. We are 90% confident that you cannot spell any of the words found on this list. You are always more than welcome to share our articles with your friends and family!

10 Longest Words in the English Language

10. Incomprehensibilities (21 letters)

As the word itself says, incomprehensibility is impossible to comprehend. During the 90’s this word set the record as the longest word in everyday usage.

9. Dichlorodifluoromethane (23 letters)

If you love chemistry then you will love this word too. Its the chlorofluoromethane and its formula is CF2CI2

8. Thyroparathyroidectomized (25 letters)

This is a medical term that defines the excision of both the parathyroid and thyroid glands. Try pronouncing this word and let us know in the comments.

7. Honorificabilitudinitatibus (27 letters)

This word is actually the longest word found in any of the Shakespeare’s works. Another interesting fact about this word is that its the longest word featuring alternating consonants and vowels.

6. Antidisestablishmentarianism (28 letters)

This term refers to a political movement during the 19th century in Great Britain which sought to separate the church and the state.

5. Floccinaucinihilipilification (29 letters)

This is one of the longest words that many dictionaries such as Merriam-Webster do not recognize. Floccinaucinihilipilification is the act of describing something as unimportant or being worthless.

4. Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (30 letters)

A relatively mild form of pseudohypoparathyroidism that is characterized by normal levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood.

3. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (34 letters)

If you are a Mary Poppins fan then you should definitely know this. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is the right word to say when there is nothing to say.

2. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia (36 letters)

Oh the irony on this word. It is one of the longest words in the dictionary and the meaning is fear of long words. Crazy right?

1. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 letters)

And the winner unfortunately is a lung disease. This word was coined by the president of the NPL (National Puzzlers League) as a synonym for silicosis.

BONUS WORD: Technically the longest word in the world is a 189,819 lettered word for “titin” For obvious reasons we cannot post the whole word however here is the sample of what it looks like:

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How Many Pages is 1500 words?

We often need to know the answer to How Many Pages is 1500 words. In fact the answers to this question can sometimes be tricky due to some factors such as; are the pages single spaced or double spaced? What set of font size is used? For this example we are going to get the default values by using the Times New Roman or Arial font. 1500 words are usually found in blog posts, news articles or even short essays.

How Many Pages is 1500 words?

ANSWER: 1500 words is 3 pages single spaced or 6 pages double spaced at a 12 point font size

Other Popular Pages by Word Count

Here is a useful list which shows how many pages for 250 words, 300 words, 500 words, 750 words, 1000 words and 2000 words

  • 250 words is ½ page single spaced or 1 page double spaced at a 12 point font size
  • 300 words is ⅔ pages single spaced or 1⅓ pages double spaced at a 12 point font size
  • 500 words is 1 page single spaced or 2 pages double spaced at a 12 point font size
  • 750 words is 1½ pages single spaced or 3 pages double spaced at a 12 point font size
  • 1000 words is 2 pages single spaced or 4 pages double spaced at a 12 point font size
  • 2000 words is 4 pages single spaced or 8 pages double spaced at a 12 point font size
  • 3000 words is 6 pages single spaced or 12 pages double spaced at a 12 point font size
  • 5000 words is 10 pages single spaced or 20 pages double spaced at a 12 point font size
  • 10000 words is 20 pages single spaced or 40 pages double spaced at a 12 point font size