10 Unusual Words In the English Language To Add In Your Vocabulary

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10 Unusual Words In the English Language To Add In Your Vocabulary

Date posted: Aug 17, 2015       Posted by: Silvester


What do you call the two parallel lines connecting your lips and your nose? What about the tip of your middle finger? Or a person who never laughs?

Have you, by any chance, ever wondered about these things? There are tons of words in the English language that will surprise you they exist!

Here ten unusual words in the English language to add in you vocabulary!

1. autolatry
n. The worship of one’s self.

2. dactylion
n. the tip of the middle finger

3. philtrum
n. the vertical groove on the median line of the upper lip

4. agelast
n. A person who never laughs

5. cachinnate
v. to laugh loudly or immoderately

6. interfenestration
n. width of pier between two windows

7. ulotrichous
adj. having woolly or crisp hair

8. slubberdegullion
n. a dirty rascal

9. mulligrubs
plural n. a despondent, sullen, or ill-tempered mood

10. pandiculation
n. a stretching and stiffening especially of the trunk and extremities


Sources:
Tiny Online - http://bit.ly/1jPpKqx

Merriam-Webster Dictionary - http://bit.ly/1evC7oa

 

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