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Your favorite word(s)

Post by Juneberry » 6 months ago

So let's face it- we all work with words, and most of us because we love them. But it's hard to love one just the same as the other, isn't it? I know I pick favorites when it comes to the words I use or just find amusing. So, what are your words that you just can't help beaming when you see them? I'm super curious and interested!

For me, I have a number of favorites, but the one on my mind right now is hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia. I like the irony in it, as that word is the word for 'fear of long words'. I also love it for its parts: each one has a distinct reason for having to do with the meaning, and there's a ton of parts you just kind of know mean 'big' throughout it. It's just fascinating to me!

Other words I love:
-Discombobulated
-Baffled
-Charisma
-Enigma
-Misfit
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Post by Megan » 6 months ago

It a word but a sound: Dook!
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Post by Juneberry » 6 months ago

I think onomatopoeia count as words. I mean, we can write them and it counts, so why not call it a word?
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Post by Spook of the lost » 6 months ago

Astrobiology
Existential
Void
Regolith
Synthesize
most of the word have to do with space stuff lol, the last one though I've just always liked the word, synthesize, it has a sort of buzzing sound to it.
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Post by Juneberry » 6 months ago

I agree, synthesize is a great word. I also like the word synchronize, which has a similar sound to it.
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