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Re: ANTIDISESTABLISHMENTARIANISM

Posted by Marie Rodgers on April 02, 2001

In Reply to: ANTIDISESTABLISHMENTARIANISM posted by Bruce Kahl on February 16, 2000

FLOCCIPOCCINIHILIPILIFICATION

Pronounced: flox-ee-pox-ee-ni-hi-li-pi-li-fi-cay-shun.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records,
this is the longest word in the English language.
It means "the act of rendering as useless."

This word is one letter longer than antidisestablishmentarianism,
and contains much fewer morphemes.