Some of the most beautiful English words, beautifully visualized and ready to share.
BuzzFeed editor Dan Dalton asked his Twitter followers for their favorite words in the English language. Then, he beautifully visualized the suggestions, adding his own words, as well.
The entire collection of 32 words that were beautifully visualized can be found on BuzzFeed, and below we are sharing our favorites.
If you want to learn beautiful new English words every day, make sure to make the most use of the fantastic Merriam-Webster. You can download a free app to your smartphone or tablet or subscribe to daily newsletters for a constant flow of new carefully picked words.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary app is available for iPad & iPhone as well as Android devices. Once you get it, make sure to enable notifications, and you will have a chance to save favorite words, and easily share them to your social media channels, and – most importantly – build your English language vocabulary.
Another great source of English words delivered daily is Dictionary.com. You will see a Word of the Day every time you visit the home page, but you can also download a free app for iOS/iPadOS or Android.
What is on your favorite word on the list? To learn the remaining ones, make sure to visit the original list on BuzzFeed and credit Dan Dalton as the author.
21 most beautiful English words – beautifully visualized
phosphenes noun the light and colors produced by rubbing your eyes.
oblivion noun the state of being unaware of what is happening around you.
vellichor noun the strange wistfulness of used bookshops.
solitude noun a state of seclusion or isolation.
epiphany noun a moment of sudden revelation.
serendipity noun the chance occurrence of events in a beneficial way.
petrichor noun the pleasant, earthy smell after rain.
supine adjective lying face upwards.
nefarious adjective wicked, villainous, despicable.
mellifluous adjective a sound that is sweet and smooth, pleasing to hear.
ineffable adjective too great to be expressed in words.
sonder noun the realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own.
limerence noun the state of being infatuated with another person.
ephemeral adjective lasting for a very short time.
iridescent adjective producing a display of rainbowlike colors.
cromulent noun appearing legitimate but actually being spurious.
sonorous adjective an imposingly deep and full sound.
bombinate verb to make a humming or buzzing noise.
aquiver adjective quivering, trembling.
ethereal adjective extremely delicate, light, not of this world.
denouement noun the resolution of a narrative.
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The most beautiful English words – collage
Some of these beautiful visuals created by Dan Dalton we have put together into a handy collage design. Enjoy!
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