14 Letters
7 Consonants
7 Vowels
6 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use sesquipedalian as a noun or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Sesquipedalian
A 6 syllables noun and 14 letters with the letters a, d, e, i, l, n, p, q, s, and u, 7 consonants, 7 vowels and 6 syllables with the middle letters pe. Sesquipedalian starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, se, ses, sesq, sesqu, and the ending characters are n, an, ian, lian, alian, ..
Definition
A very long word (a foot and a half long)
Origin/Roots
Latin
Pig Latin
Sesquipedalian in Pig Latin is said as "esquipedaliansay or esquipedaliansway".
Unigram
s | e | s | q | u | i | p | e | d | a | l | i | a | n
Bigram
se | es | sq | qu | ui | ip | pe | ed | da | al | li | ia | an
Trigram
ses | esq | squ | qui | uip | ipe | ped | eda | dal | ali | lia | ian
Quadrigram
sesq | esqu | squi | quip | uipe | iped | peda | edal | dali | alia | lian
Word Gram
Noun Examples
a very long word (a foot and a half long)
Adjective Satellite Examples
(of words) long and ponderous;
having many syllables;
"sesquipedalian technical terms"
given to the overuse of long words;
"sesquipedalian orators";
"this sesquipedalian way of saying one has no money"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Sesquipedalian"

There are 96 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to sesquipedalian.

SynonymDefinition
Artificialartificially formal
"that artificial humility that her husband hated"
"contrived coyness"
"a stilted letter of acknowledgment"
"when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation"
Awkwardnot at ease socially
unsure and constrained in manner
"awkward and reserved at parties"
"ill at ease among eddies of people he didn''t know"
"was always uneasy with strangers"
A Mile Long
Bloatedabnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
"hungry children with bloated stomachs"
"he had a grossly distended stomach"
"eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"
"swollen hands"
"tumescent tissue"
"puffy tumid flesh"
Bombasticostentatiously lofty in style
"a man given to large talk"
"tumid political prose"
Cadaverthe dead body of a human being
Claythe dead body of a human being
Clumsynot elegant or graceful in expression
"an awkward prose style"
"a clumsy apology"
"his cumbersome writing style"
"if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"
Clunkylacking grace in movement or posture
"a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"
"clumsy fingers"
"what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"
"heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"
Constrainedlacking spontaneity
not natural
"a constrained smile"
"forced heartiness"
"a strained smile"

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Anagrams

There are 1 anagrams from sesquipedalian.

Anagram Definition
Sesquipedaliana very long word (a foot and a half long)

View English words with the unique letters used in sesquipedalian. Words With The Letters Adeilnpqsu

Hypernyms

Sesquipedalian has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Polysyllabic Word
Polysyllablea word of more than three syllables





     

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