Hell, this is going to use half the number of characters allowed for the headline of this article!

Floccinaucinihilipilification is the new word breaking the internet, courtesy of Shashi Tharoor!

The Indian Express

Seriously, who else did you think would come up with it? 


Well, since we are all going to try to pronounce it unsuccessfully for the next decade, I thought we could all use some help.


Tharoor used the word on his Facebook post while promoting his new book about PM Modi.


Well, for what’s it’s worth, Twitter is having a field day!

Google defines it as, ‘the action or habit of estimating something as worthless.’

Goddamnit Tharoor ji! Calm your Oxford!

Makes sense. Even if you know the word, we dare you to spell that shit without Googling it first.

Wow bro. You’re still living under a rock, it seems.


See, at least we all learnt something today. Or maybe not. This might just be an act of floccinaucinihilipilification!