A-Z of Unusual Words


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For a designophile and a word nerd and a gothonaut, it does not get more breathtaking than The Project Twins amazing A-Z of Unusual Words. The words presented are indeed unusual as well as specific and complicated while the images are free from  all that is unnecessary, allowing  these words to speak through their minimalistic graphics. Go to the website and bask in their glory.

Cacodemonomania: The pathological belief that one is inhabited by an evil spirit.

Hamartia: The character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall

Infandous: Unspeakable or too odious to be expressed or mentioned.

Jettatura: The casting of an evil eye.

Ktenology: The science of putting people to death

Ostentiferous: Bringing omens or unnatural or supernatural manifestations

Scripturient: Possessing a violent desire to write.