Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words

Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words

Acersecomic (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

Here is a project by “The Project Twins” who went out and illustrated some of the most unusual and rarely spoken words found in the English language. You can check more of project at the link given below.

Hope this post also helps you increase your vocabulary, who knows when someone might speak out these words haha!

The Project Twins Website

 

Acersecomic (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Acersecomic:

A person whose hair has never been cut.

Acersecomic (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

 Biblioclasm:

The practice of destroying, often ceremoniously, books or other written material and media.

Biblioclasm (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Cacedemonomania:

The pathological belief that one is inhabited by an evil spirit.

Cacedemonomania (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Enantiodromia:

The conversion of something into its opposite.

Enantiodromia (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Fanfaronade:

Swaggering; empty boasting; blustering manner or behavior; ostentatious display.

Fanfaronade (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Gorgonize:

To have a paralysing or mesmerising effect on; Stupefy or Petrify.

Gorgonize (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Hamartia:

The character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall.

Hamartia (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Infandous:

Unspeakable or too odious to be expressed or mentioned.

Infandous (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Jettatura:

The casting of an evil eye.

Jettatura (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Ktenology:

The science of putting people to death.

Ktenology (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Leptosome:

A person with a slender, thin, or frail body.

Leptosome (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Montivigant:

Wandering over hills and mountains.

Montivigant (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Noegenesis:

Production of knowledge.

Noegenesis (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Ostentiferous:

Bringing omens or unnatural or supernatural manifestations.

Ostentiferous (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Pogonotrophy:

The act of cultivating, or growing and grooming, a mustache, beard, sideburns or other facial hair.

Pogonotrophy (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Quockerwodger:

A rare nineteenth-century word for a wooden toy which briefly became a political insult.

Quockerwodger (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Recumbentibus:

A knockout punch, either verbal or physical.

Recumbentibus (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Scripturient:

Possessing a violent desire to write.

Scripturient (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Tarantism:

A disorder characterised by an uncontrollable urge to dance.

Tarantism (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

Vernalagnia:

A romantic mood brought on by Spring.

Vernalagnia (Illustration of Unusual and Rarely Spoken Words on CrispMe)

 

 

 

 

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