hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia

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詞源[编辑]

來自hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliansesquipedalian的延伸 + monstrum (怪物) 的連接形 + hippopotamus(英語河馬的錯誤拼寫) +‎ -phobia

發音[编辑]

  • (英國) IPA(幫助)/ˌhɪ.pəˌpɒ.tə(ʊ)ˈmɒn.stɹə(ʊ)ˌsɛs.kwɪ.pɪˌdɑːl.ɪ.ə(ʊ)ˈfəʊ.bɪ.ə/
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  • 韻部:-əʊbiə
  • 斷字:hip‧po‧po‧to‧mon‧stro‧ses‧qui‧pe‧dal‧i‧o‧pho‧bi‧a

名詞[编辑]

hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia不可數

  1. (幽默) 單詞恐懼症
    Ben suffers from hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia so he seldom uses words of more than three syllables.
    Ben 有長單詞恐懼症,所以他很少使用超過三個音節的單詞。
    • 2002年4月19日,anonymous, The Scotsman, 頁號13:
      However, we assume that despite the best endeavours of science, some phobias will always remain. These include paraskavedekatriaphobia, or fear of Friday the 13th. And hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia, which is fear of long words.
      (請為本引文添加中文翻譯)
    • 2002年12月14日,Chris Lloyd, The Northern Echo, 頁號10:
      Those who find this column troubling are suffering from hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia- the fear of long words. Or, more likely, rupophobia - a fear of rubbish.
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    • 2005年9月30日,D. Harlan Wilson, Pseudo-City,Raw Dog Screaming Press, →ISBN, 頁號183:
      Coincidentally there is a masochistic PCP with hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia (fear of long words) curled up in an alleyway across the street. He has been whispering “Antidisestablishmentarianism” to himself over and over for two days now, experiencing up to one orgasm every three hours as a result of The Pain  []
      (請為本引文添加中文翻譯)

使用說明[编辑]

  • 本詞長達15音節,不太可能單純用作其所表示的意思。正式用語是 sesquipedalophobia

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