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15 forgotten English words we can still use today

Every language changes with time. So does English, and you can't imagine how many beautiful words with exact and witty meanings got lost. Take a look at this list!



Have you ever heard any of these words before? Do you think we should bring back any of them?


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What are your thoughts on this subject?
178 Comments
Andrea Eckert Watters
Are you sure these are old words? They all sound like somebody I know!
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Mar 5, 2018 4:57PM
Conrado De Leon
We had a kakistocratic government in Uruguay for 15 years. and my cats are confirmed GROKERS.
0
Sep 9, 2021 12:36AM
Doris Dallaire
I like them. Especially Fudgel
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Aug 31, 2021 4:32PM
lmoores
This is kakistocracy we are living in now. We common folk are practicing abliguration.
1
Aug 28, 2021 7:19AM
Ernest Koppe
We're living in a kakistocracy where the common folk are sufffering from abliguration.
3
Aug 17, 2021 8:13PM
honeyjackson
NO! We don't need any of these crazy words brought back, IMHO!
1
Feb 17, 2021 7:39PM
davidfarley
These are assinine words. Never heard of any of them.
2
Jul 5, 2020 6:26PM
Lindagale
I’ve lived in Virginia all my life; I’ve never heard any of these words before. Must not have been used in the south.
0
Jun 7, 2020 5:08PM
Gary Schaber
Slugabed is the only one I remember hearing of before.
1
May 31, 2020 7:22PM
Christine Gardner
LOVE them :) Yes bring them back.
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Apr 16, 2020 3:56AM
Juju Gibs
Yes, absolutely, they are lovely words.
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Apr 1, 2020 8:23PM
Donna Smith
Never heard of these words nor the explanations
1
Feb 29, 2020 5:07PM
mmariano
I don't need them in my vocabulary. While high sounding, the need to use them will hardly arise in my situation.
0
Jan 26, 2020 8:32PM
mariedowall
Alan Read, me too
0
Jan 18, 2020 9:51AM
gramkn
Never heard of any of these words and No please don't bring any of them back.
1
Jan 2, 2020 3:12PM
gooseanne
Slugabed, heard it all my life.
1
Jul 27, 2019 5:12PM

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