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  1. pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis(Noun)

    A factitious disease of the lungs, allegedly caused by inhaling microscopic silicate particles originating from eruption of a volcano.

  2. Origin: Coined by Everett K Smith, President of the National Puzzlers’ League, at their convention in 1935, from πνεύμων + ultra + microscopic + silico- + volcano + κόνις + -osis as an extension of the medical term pneumonoconiosis.


  1. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

    Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis ( (listen)) is a word coined by the president of the National Puzzlers' League as a synonym for the disease known as silicosis. It is the longest word in the English language published in a dictionary, the Oxford English Dictionary, which defines it as "an artificial long word said to mean a lung disease caused by inhaling very fine ash and sand dust."Silicosis is a form of occupational lung disease caused by inhalation of crystalline silica dust, and is marked by inflammation and scarring in the form of nodular lesions in the upper lobes of the lungs. It is a type of pneumoconiosis.


  1. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

    Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, "a factitious word alleged to mean 'a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust, causing inflammation in the lungs.'" A condition meeting the word's definition is normally called silicosis. It occurs chiefly as an instance of a very long word. The 45-letter word was coined to serve as the longest English word and is the longest word ever to appear in an English language dictionary. It is listed in the current editions of several dictionaries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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