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Weird and Wonderful Words
Weird and Wonderful Words | Roz Chast, Erin McKean
48 posts | 1 reading | 1 to read
Lists the meaning of hundreds of bizarre and unusual words and includes a guide to coining new words.
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Maria514626 I love all the words you're posting! 4d
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Bklover I would never have guessed that definition for carphology!! 3w
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Dragon Nice buns ? 🤣💚🐉 3w
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Bablatrice: a female babbler. Chaterestre is another word for a talkative woman. A leighster is a female liar.

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An adjective meaning "having an expressive face."

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Excessive nutrition to any one part of the body, resulting in deformity. Like many unnerving and disturbing medical words, this one seems to be more of a theory of disease than an actual condition. It comes from Greek roots meaning 'unreasonable nourishment.'

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mandarchy I've never seen aboulia, but I run across avolition as a symptom of mental illness. I think the mentally ill brain works so hard to be typical that it becomes exhausting. 1mo
keithmalek @mandarchy Interesting. 1mo
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