- The fear of long words, ironically. It is literally the hippopotamus- and monster-related fear of very long words.
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Etymology: From hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian, an extension of sesquipedalian with monstrum "monster" and a truncated, misspelled form of hippopotamus, intended to exaggerate the length of the word itself and the idea of the size of the words being feared; combined with phobia. The word consists of 35 letters.
- German: Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobie
- Spanish: hipopotomonstrosesquipedaliofobia
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