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Top 8 Longest Words in English

Saturday, May 28th 2011. | Longest

Some of you might be wondering to know how many character the longest words is. Yesterday, I have compiled information about it and below you are going to find the longest words in English include with the number of character. Here,  I have 8 longest English word on the following list and the shorter one has 27 character. Lets start with this words first:

8. Honorificabilitudinitatibus (27 characters)


If Microsoft words include Honorificabilitudinitatibus as unknown words, added it to the words database. Honorificabilitudinitatibus is one word in one of Shakespeare’s works Love’s labour’s lost. In common English words Honorificabilitudinitatibus means “the state of being able to achieve honors”

7. Antidisestablishmentarianism (28 character)

The words is used to name a opposition political position in 19th century against disestablishment of England Church. Although the word is rarely used, we have probably heard the word unconsciously many times already. On Eminem song “Almost famous”, we can find one word of this.

6. Floccinaucinihilipilification (29 character)

Floccinaucinihilipilification is a noun to define the act of stating one thing or something as unimportant. Sure not many young use the word on their school.

5. Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism

Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism is a medical word to define a condition where one individual seems effected by 1a pseudohypoparathyroidism but biochemically his condition is normal

4. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (34 character)

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious was part of song lyric and song title of Disney musical film in 1964 by Mary Poppins. The coined word is combination of Super, beauty, delicacy, atone and educable.

3. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 Character)

According to Oxford English dictionary Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis means a lung disease triggered by the reception of microscopic silica dust that causing lungs inflammation.

2.Lopado­­te​macho­­sel​acho­­gale​o­­kranio­​­leipsano­​­drim­­hyp​ o­­trimmat​o­­silphio​­­parao­­m​elito­­kat​akechy­­me​no­­kichl­​ ­epi­­koss​ypho­­phat​to­­perist​er­­alektr​yon­­opte­​­kephallio​ ­­kigklo­­​peleio­­la​goio­­sira​io­­baphe­​­tragano­­​pterygon(183 characters)

The long words is used to call name of a menu composing different kinds of dainties, fish, meats, fowl, and other dressing. This words is taken from Ancient Greek transliteration and it is not available in modern dictionary.


1. Methionylthreonylthreonylglutaminylarginyl…isoleucine (189,819 letters)

longest words Methionylthreonylthreonylgl-

Our longest  word in English has 189,819 characters. The long word is used to name Titin, which is the biggest known protein in the world. Titan has very long chemical name so that pronounce it is hardly possible. Even Wikipedia is unable to write the full name of chemical name of Titan completely.


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