ses·qui·pe·da·lian

January 17, 2013 § Leave a comment

I am swamped with school and life in general right now, though hopefully I’ll be able to get a real post up soon! 🙂 

adjective \ˌses-kwə-pə-ˈdāl-yən\

 
 

Definition of SESQUIPEDALIAN

1
: having many syllables : long <sesquipedalian terms>
2
: given to or characterized by the use of long words <a sesquipedalian television commentator>

Origin of SESQUIPEDALIAN

Latin sesquipedalis, literally, a foot and a half long

First Known Use: 1656
 
 
 
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