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The act of estimating something to be worthless.
Contrary to popular belief, antidisestablishmentarianism is not the longest word in the English language. In fact, floccinaucinihilipilification is one letter longer.
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The act or instance of judging something to be useless of trivial. One of the largest usable words in the english dictionary.
It doesn't take a war to cause the Floccinaucinihilipilification of oil in the eyes of inteligent people, but it does for politicians and all of the other politic-craving idiots.
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the consideration or estimation of something as useless or valueless.
My wife's floccinaucinihilipilification
of money was readily apparent. She would just as soon spend it all before I made it.
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The act of judging something as useless.
The best example of "floccinaucinihilipilification" is the word itself, for most people would prefer say flat out something is useless, then to try and pronounce that word.
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A fucking long word, if I've ever heard one.

Means: an act or instance of judging something to be worthless or trivial
(thank you actual dictionary.com)

Anyways, I put in in here, because it's really, really long.
Um, floccinaucinihilipilification is kind of hard to work into a sentance.
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The action of habit of classifying something as worthless. It is also one letter longer than antidisestablishmentarianism.
Yes, my apparent floccinaucinihilipilification of both you and your canine companion was meant to be stupendously supercilious.
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(29 letters; an estimation of something as worthless) is the longest word in the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. The OED2 shows a use of this word in a 1741 letter by William Shenstone (1714-1763), a British poet and essayist. It has been used by Sir Walter Scott and Senators Robert Byrd and Daniel Patrick Moynihan. It was used by Senator Jesse Helms in 1999 during the debate on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Randolph V. Cinco. It also appeared on March 14, 1996, in "Zippy," a comic strip distributed by King Features Syndicate:
Do you think I may be too quick to find fault with things and people, Zippy?
Yeh.
Th' 'floccinaucinihilipilification' process.
Th' what?
Floccinaucinihilipilification!! It means 'the estimation of something as valueless'!
You've been randomly reading th' dictionary, haven't you?
Yes. That and my natural tendency toward antifloccinaucinihilipilification!!
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