Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Weird Word Wednesday

I love words.  Words, words, words.  Today, I'm going to honor words that are somewhat obscure to the general public.  Enjoy!

Agowilt - A sudden, sickening fear
Image courtesy of I Can Haz Cheesburger  

Agelast - A person who never laughs
Image courtesy of Mark Boucher 

Accismus - Pretending to be uninterested...when you really are
Image courtesy of Ippy Ippy 

Avatrol - A Bastard (e.g. Joseph Stalin)
Image courtesy of Dunechaser 

Autophoby - Fear of referring to oneself, 
e.g. using words such as "I" or "Me" 
(Elmo is ticklish, Elmo takes picture!)
Image courtesy of Debbie Petite 

Aprocisiary - A person appointed to give answers
Image courtesy of Phantomato 

Aucupate - Bird watching
Image courtesy of Linda Yvonne 

Aspectabund - Having an expressive face
Image courtesy of Afqhlmza 

Avoy! - An expression of fear or surprise
(I know this image doesn't correspond with the word,
but it's James McAvoy.  I love him.)
Image courtesy of Cat in Stripes 

Happy Wednesday, folks. 


  1. Hoh hoh... Remember James McAvoy in The Last King of Scotland...? Heh heh heh...

    So would you say I am an aspectabund person??? Hm......????


  2. I could barely pronounce all these words, but it is interesting with the pictures and that kitty makes me scared...haha

  3. Accismus- great word! This is me a lot more than I want to admit. :)

  4. i was loving you words when you commented on the bow dress....i laughed out loud :)
    thanks for that

  5. these are so great :)
    and that lychee feeding sounds absolutely incredible! theres something so fun about playing with monkeys huh hahah

  6. I've not heard any of these words before, so thanks for the education! Hope you're having a great weekend.