Dictionary of Unusual Words

Words and language are at the core of our identity, they allow us to define ourselves, to share our stories, and they are essential to our ability to communicate with others.

This means that there are some words out there that are impossible to translate from one language to another, or describe incredibly particular feelings, objects, or states of mind.

So, without further ado, here’s a collection of some of the most unusual words we use.


For more unusual words, click here.

5 thoughts on “Dictionary of Unusual Words

  1. Hiraeth. Wow. Never heard that word before, but it is what I was going through until back in 2015 I got to go beck to Barbados after nearly 30 years away. I was ill and began longing to see it again and the depth of the homesickness compounded my already sever illness. Well I did get go go in 2015 and most everything cleared up!
    Hiraeth. Don’t want that again thank you.

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