Antidisestablishmentarianism is said to be the longest word in the English language. What does it mean?
#66746. Asked by chemyth479. (Jun 09 06 8:08 PM)
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: originally, opposition to the disestablishment of the Church of England, now opposition to the belief that there should no longer be an official church in a country
Example: When people are asked for the longest word they know, they often say antidisestablishmentarianism.
Webster's New Millennium™ Dictionary of English, Preview Edition (v 0.9.7)
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