The Most Beautiful Words You Haven’t Heard Before

Is your English fluent? Do you believe you have a rich vocabulary? Then this post might prove challenging for you. It is said that there are about 171.000 words in modern English dictionaries. However, from all those, roughly only 3.000 are frequently used. Therefore it’s only natural that we don’t know all the words and that there are some we have never even heard of before.

Today we present 20 beautiful words that are not commonly known. The way they are presented is by having the word accompanied by a nice image related to the word and its definition. The style of the images may remind you of our inspiring travel quotes. Wanna see how many of them you recognize fellow lazy penguins?

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1. Supine

Supine

Supine

2. Iridescent

Iridescent

Iridescent

3. Petrichor

Petrichor

Petrichor

4. Bombinate

Bombinate

Bombinate

5. Limerence

Limerence

Limerence

6. Serendipity

Serendipity

Serendipity

7. Sonorous

Sonorous

Sonorous

8. Epoch

Epoch

Epoch

9. Somnambulist

Somnambulist

Somnambulist

10. Hiraeth

Hiraeth

Hiraeth

11. Ineffable

Ineffable

Ineffable

Quite the irony in a post revolving around words and what they express.

12. Mellifluous

Mellifluous

Mellifluous

13. Aquiver

Aquiver

Aquiver

14. Effervescence

Effervescence

Effervescence

15. Sonder

Sonder

Sonder

16. Defenestration

Defenestration

Defenestration

17. Vellichor

Vellichor

Vellichor

18. Denouement

Denouement

Denouement

19. Incandescence

Incandescence

Incandescence

20. Phosphenes

Phosphenes

Phosphenes

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