Word of the Day: Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia


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1. the fear of long words

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is one of the longest words in the dictionary — and, in an ironic twist, is the name for a fear of long words.

“What Is Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?”, ‘Healthline’, www.healthline.com/health/hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, accessed April 17, 2024


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