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8 Obscure Book-Related Words You Need to Know

There is no shortage of weird, obscure, and specific words in the English language. Here are a few cool ones about books, reading, and writing.

 

 

1. Abibliophobia

   The fear of running out of things to read

 


 

2. Librocubicularist

   A person who reads in bed

 


 

3. Logolept

   A lover of words

 


 

4. Elucubration

   Reading or writing by candlelight

 


 

5. Loganamnosis

   Obsession with recalling a forgotten word

 


 

6. Bibliobibuli

   One who reads excessively, to the point where they are said to be “drunk” on books

 


 

7. Verbicide

   A distorting of the original meeting of a word

 


 

8. Prolix

   Too lengthy or containing too many words

 

 

 

 

Via GIPHY

 

 

 

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