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Dictionary of unusual words.

Dictionary of unusual words.

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Published by Thames Bank Publishing in Leigh-on-Sea .
Written in English


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Pagination298p.
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20135539M

“Creates beautiful new words that we need but do not yet have.” — John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars. The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a compendium of invented words written by John Koenig. Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language—to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don’t yet have a word for.   Given that it runs to more than a quarter of a million words, there’s a good chance that the English language will probably have the word you’re looking for. But when it comes to describing.

unusual definition: 1. different from others of the same type in a way that is surprising, interesting, or attractive. Learn more. The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is "a compendium of invented words" written by graphic designer and editor John Koenig. Daniel Dalton / BuzzFeed / / Via

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows was the idea he came up with that would contain all the words he needed for his poetry, including emotions that had never been linguistically described. The popularity of the website and web series began to grow in June after a list of twenty-three words from the dictionary began to be shared on multiple. 29 Obscure Words That Everybody Needs To Know. salt, sweet, bitter, and sour. But the fifth, "umami", is more obscure. It's the meaty, savoury taste that makes things like Marmite and gravy so.


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The Indispensable Dictionary of Unusual Words: Over 6, Obscure and Preposterous Words to Know, Learn, and Love Paperback – July 1, /5(17). The Word Lover's Dictionary contains thousands of the weirdest words in the English language, with the definition of each one written clearly and directly.

And, incredible as it may seem, every entry in this book has been accepted as a formal or legitimate English word. achluophobia (n.) - fear of darkness cockabaloo (n.) - a bullying boss/5(19).

Mrs. Byrnes Dictionary is a delight for any language aficionado. The only thing I wish is that it would give details on the origins of the words. I was a little disappointed that it doesn't do that. Still, it's a great list of unusual words Dictionary of unusual words.

book add to you vocabulary and to spice up your conversations with/5(42). The Indispensable Dictionary of Unusual Words book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From aasvogel (the South African vulture) to /5(6). The words range from "abaxial" to "zahir." The book is reminiscent of The Grandiloquent Dictionary and Mrs.

Byrnes' Dictionary, although I deem the latter two to be a little superior to this one, thus 4 by: 1. Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure and Preposterous Words book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A supplemental r /5. The Word Lover's Dictionary contains thousands of the weirdest words in the English language, with the definition of each one written clearly and directly.

And, incredible as it may seem, every entry in this book has been accepted as a formal or legitimate English word. achluophobia (n.) - fear of darkness cockabaloo (n.) - a bullying boss propale (v.t.) - to disclose The Word/5.

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows is a compendium of invented words written by John Koenig. Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language—to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don’t yet have a word for.

All words in this dictionary are new. Welcome to the International House of Logorrhea, a free online dictionary of weird words and unusual words to help enhance your vocabulary.

The IHL is a component of The Phrontistery, which has many other free word lists and resources related to obscure words. But sometimes you might want to learn a new and unfamiliar word – one which you probably won’t need in everyday conversation or writing, but which is fun, interesting, and unusual.

We’ve brought together a list of some weird and wonderful words, from aa (a kind of volcanic lava) all the way to the Zyrian language. Along the way you’ll encounter words for ‘resembling an ostrich’, ‘a bird’s wishbone’, and. Download PDF The Indispensable Dictionary Of Unusual Words book full free.

The Indispensable Dictionary Of Unusual Words available for download and read online in other f. Books Do you know what a quincunx is. Here are 15 of the most unusual words in the English dictionary Posted by Amy Lewis Published 3 years ago.

Philavery, noun: a collection of unusual words chosen for their aesthetic appeal. And that's exactly what you get with this book. It's a collection of unexpected and little known words that will please and delight you, the ideal gift for people who used to like 'Call my Bluff' or the outrageous definitions of 'Meaning of /5(33).

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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Welcome to the Compendium of Lost Words, a component of The Compendium lists over of the rarest modern English words - in fact, ones that have been entirely absent from the Internet, including all online dictionaries, until now.

Compendium of Lost Words A 17,word dictionary of rare, cool, and unusual words of the rarest words on the internet Short Scrabble Words A Loquacious Location of Lipograms From AA to ZUZ You'll want to click on this link - do it and find out why.

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Reading this book is a fascinating process. Although the book is called a dictionary, but you can read it like a book of art.

It's difficult to stop moving from word to word, and you can plunges deeper and deeper, discovering more. A Jumbo List of Unusual Words and Their Meanings for Logophiles.

Everyone knows that English is a funny language. It is a strange language with many unusual words, which many of us don't even know exist. Find some such words in the list provided in this Penlighten article, and learn when to use them.

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