What’s the most obscure word you know


#1

Crepuscular - resembling or relating to twilight
Crapulent - relating to drunkenness


#2

You wouldn’t have heard of it


#3

floccinaucinihilipilification


#4

Probably one of those Joanna Newsom ones


#5

Crapulent sounds like a made up work from the Simpsons. like the opposite of cromulent.


#6

Crepuscular and Crapulent


#7

obscure hahahahahahhaaa


#8

Oxford Dictionary Online added a fuckload (40,000) of obscure and archaic words 3 years ago, so probably any of those.

My favourite is this one:

My least favourite is TABLENESS. Fuck off.


#9

Defenestration


#10

Obscure

#madeuthink


#11

jentacular


#12

LITOTES


#13

Steviebiscuits


#14

Stentorian

I once saw it used in A Confederacy of Dunces (which, incidentally, is a pretty good book for its use of underused words) but I don’t think I’ve seen it written anywhere else.


#15

i read a book by david foster wallace once


#16

Good word. Apparently there’s an Indian heavy metal band called Stentorian;


#17

Good word, crap band


#18

great band as well.


#19

Pubiscus


#20

Scolex