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A comprehensive analysis of word usage in the 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2020 U.S. Presidential Debates.

Dark Matter of the English Language—the unwords

Words are easy, like the wind;
Faithful friends are hard to find.
—William Shakespeare

diseases

These are maladies sampled from my list of about 883,500 English unwords.

Medical jargon has never been so opaque.

1 · Phobias

Don't feel like going to that party? It could be a conveniently timed attack of ictophobia or myconomascophobia.

— 9 —
abophobia
beophobia
cgyphobia
deophobia
epophobia
etaphobia
kanphobia
miophobia
— 10 —
alraphobia
beexphobia
bemophobia
cemophobia
cetophobia
dalophobia
degephobia
eccophobia
eedophobia
ficaphobia
galophobia
ganyphobia
helophobia
hilophobia
ictophobia
illyphobia
kelophobia
manophobia
menophobia
oxiophobia
perophobia
pisophobia
tegophobia
tenophobia
— 11 —
acctophobia
alonophobia
beonyphobia
beprephobia
caanophobia
cachophobia
deginphobia
deinephobia
ecquephobia
egycaphobia
geceophobia
geneophobia
inymophobia
iponephobia
kennophobia
lleiophobia
mactophobia
maenephobia
oeriophobia
optigphobia
paliophobia
parrophobia
reglophobia
scavophobia
starophobia
taloaphobia
teonaphobia
— 12 —
antotophobia
begatophobia
birroophobia
cabolophobia
canchophobia
dachoiphobia
debriophobia
elimiaphobia
enconophobia
fansoaphobia
fatenophobia
gedicophobia
gercomphobia
heralephobia
hyscrophobia
inchrophobia
ingonophobia
konetophobia
lamphophobia
lepinophobia
menoxiphobia
mezalophobia
neponophobia
oppetophobia
parkiophobia
preotaphobia
saconophobia
temphophobia
tilophphobia
uemanaphobia
vobitophobia
— 13 —
achythophobia
acteliophobia
becrosophobia
benoprophobia
cembaniphobia
chegenophobia
dambotophobia
denyarophobia
ecenytophobia
eerichophobia
fatenylphobia
galarsophobia
gannotophobia
hotoidophobia
iconopephobia
inbictophobia
kentylophobia
mallygophobia
manismyphobia
nonditophobia
oophalaphobia
ototarophobia
peltosaphobia
penconophobia
rechapophobia
rechorophobia
stimotophobia
stomosophobia
testanophobia
thidotophobia
vertulophobia
— 14 —
ancometophobia
antionsyphobia
cenctopaphobia
cheinonophobia
dempabiophobia
denolaryphobia
ecenytrophobia
edalycrophobia
gebrocomphobia
geoparyophobia
heegoscophobia
hindancophobia
ichicotyphobia
ideuschophobia
maromaniphobia
myolegrophobia
octonenophobia
onechotophobia
persectophobia
phetholyphobia
— 15 —
calficotophobia
canigashiphobia
dictiomorphobia
dirruascophobia
enctonotyphobia
galimetrophobia
maelphosophobia
mleanozoophobia
pestopssophobia
pronchinophobia

And here are some very long fears. I'm sure that one of these is the fear of long fears.

2 · Fires in the brain — the –manias

Those thoughts you're having might not be yours. It could be talmatomania.

— 7 —
demania
gomania
namania
— 8 —
adomania
diomania
dipmania
fermania
giomania
maomania
peomania
thomania
— 9 —
adiamania
agnymania
benamania
brepmania
calemania
capumania
dipamania
disomania
egzomania
expomania
facomania
galamania
gamemania
hytomania
iglimania
ihyomania
ledimania
macemania
mallmania
najumania
pedamania
poelmania
susimania
tegomania
tigymania
uztimania
vicimania
— 10 —
agniomania
ampiamania
besmomania
ceedomania
centomania
deglimania
deykomania
eodaimania
fathemania
fertomania
galarmania
geolemania
inasamania
inorimania
leliomania
maaromania
mariomania
nedramania
nodiomania
plolomania
precamania
sereimania
tachymania
tattomania
viliomania
— 11 —
acculamania
antisumania
beedromania
beranimania
cemchomania
chetiomania
degonomania
demitemania
endonomania
eyleromania
flodiomania
gastdomania
gelyzymania
ingatomania
lamphomania
lamphymania
malatomania
maracamania
opostomania
perciomania
prathomania
teouromania
tieanomania
— 12 —
anchodymania
anchonomania
cirminomania
conchromania
degotrsmania
demminomania
encoctomania
eyotoxomania
gremgormania
mardisimania
mibeliomania
nenadiomania
parmulamania
pestriomania
talmatomania
thyminomania
wirgilamania
— 13 —
bepporanmania
berandromania
caconylymania
calebitomania
deborphomania
icepatromania
inferonomania
megazidomania
pecatisomania
peribacomania
seergenamania
stentosomania
— 14 —
autranteumania
cembroaximania
chopiotremania
gedirofermania
oliovessomania
prochubromania

3 · Acute situations — the –oses

Don't dismiss that danknosis. It might be serious.

— 7 —
almosis
antosis
bedosis
beeosis
cavosis
cecosis
dehosis
didosis
eemosis
einosis
facosis
ferosis
galosis
gasosis
hedosis
hemosis
ichosis
idaosis
madosis
magosis
odiosis
odlosis
panosis
pecosis
roposis
saxosis
tacosis
talosis
vinosis
vorosis
— 8 —
acshosis
ademosis
bemposis
bentosis
cactosis
caliosis
deagosis
demiosis
egglosis
eibrosis
fattosis
fedlosis
gareosis
gariosis
harrosis
helposis
icerosis
ichnosis
leliosis
mactosis
maenosis
nefkosis
neocosis
obbiosis
ocirosis
pedcosis
pendosis
rechosis
tachosis
tendosis
— 9 —
acctrosis
acyclosis
balolosis
befetosis
cacacosis
cafulosis
danknosis
decarosis
echenosis
econeosis
falgnosis
fanulosis
gabarosis
galoxosis
hegriosis
henemosis
ichenosis
ictubosis
kelutosis
kenatosis
lamomosis
lebytosis
mabacosis
macalosis
nenylosis
nercrosis
ophalosis
orcheosis
pastiosis
pedacosis
quoetosis
rhagnosis
saconosis
setolosis
talthosis
tarilosis
undylosis
vhinnosis
vhoucosis
— 10 —
acaporosis
aceutiosis
bariakosis
becrotosis
cabesmosis
cachinosis
daiocrosis
daiphyosis
ecraniosis
egyariosis
falogiosis
fedophosis
gaggonosis
gamancosis
heltonosis
heniflosis
icabulosis
icayulosis
kemoptosis
kenochosis
lephanosis
maccolosis
madylrosis
namancosis
nilidiosis
omosinosis
omphonosis
palanrosis
panhidosis
rechoposis
segiphosis
setactosis
tahradosis
tedaprosis
unodylosis
vhitatosis
virgenosis
— 11 —
acdioenosis
actypyrosis
bectoptosis
bedaceposis
cacymalosis
caliphiosis
dalomicosis
damphinosis
ecrpharosis
eemopomosis
facunolosis
fadiettosis
gacochrosis
gadersiosis
heleignosis
helipolosis
ibbiognosis
ichabolosis
jabimarosis
kedamirosis
lelidalosis
macolobosis
macomycosis
nacocynosis
nectianosis
octoperosis
octorsposis
palevomosis
palygulosis
recocolosis
reglogyosis
sabrichosis
seetcolosis
teclagnosis
tellodrosis
vurocylosis
— 12 —
abzibellosis
achythoposis
bakiomatosis
bedolignosis
cabolophosis
caconoacosis
dansepicosis
dantachrosis
ecchonylosis
ecctometosis
fansoaphosis
fentivorosis
gaelopyrosis
ganactomosis
hecthlinosis
hedophonosis
icaneoptosis
icepleitosis
karocalcosis
keloecatosis
lelephotosis
lelitherosis
macophagosis
maerozooosis
naniquinosis
nescroblosis
octorschosis
olethydrosis
pastonejosis
pebsomycosis
rechopatosis
rechopyrosis
segamethosis
seprorinosis
tedophirosis
tellitenosis
venotormosis
vicypartosis
— 13 —
abobiolanosis
abrophyclosis
bailligirosis
beetheritosis
caccoparcosis
caconylycosis
decantophosis
decretharosis
ecccombulosis
ecyphenolosis
feritoverosis
fideticonosis
gaoduroniosis
gecivericosis
helatosteosis
heneotermosis
icenaronrosis
icernicycosis
kaumebedrosis
kelumbeenosis
lamphymbiosis
maelmicolosis
mafectermosis
neodylemnosis
noriotyphosis
octonepidosis
oepetymstosis
paccurognosis
paliascilosis
rerexomatosis
robaphidrosis
stammomycosis
stolosibeosis
tadiotennosis
talhagunnosis
uneloplerosis
unmedunulosis
vhoriolecosis
vyrteobulosis
xlocrodynosis
— 14 —
acciritorrosis
accorbotolosis
bacocentamosis
becrotenicosis
caliphogniosis
calmicocenosis
danduocardosis
dantachromosis
ectinoliphosis
eggenopertosis
fenhhaocamosis
ferocettenosis
galettonemosis
gaslogastrosis
hendimorphosis
henoptermeosis
icliotoidlosis
iddomethemosis
karapiapulosis
kichymarenosis
maccombuscosis
macophomacosis
nercrodidiosis
nondexicalosis
omestospidosis
opphyzonolosis
pacolimidrosis
pastinooctosis
qansinquirosis
rechanucenosis
saxinifactosis
secrotopolosis
tachomorphosis
tanadavicuosis
vericatorrosis
vhioductylosis

4 · Chronic issues — the –pathies

Some things are here to stay. It's time to learn how to manage that manopathy you've been struggling with.

— 7 —
gepathy
mipathy
pupathy
— 8 —
dempathy
deopathy
geopathy
oxypathy
pathybic
pathymia
— 9 —
antopathy
betopathy
bilypathy
cypopathy
detopathy
dipapathy
eepathyne
endopathy
finypathy
geopathyl
heepathyl
henopathy
ichapathy
inrepathy
manopathy
melopathy
notopathy
orcopathy
oviopathy
pathydole
pathymine
tacopathy
tebopathy
— 10 —
acynopathy
aderipathy
biplopathy
cacopathyl
cecropathy
deptopathy
deylopathy
egenopathy
eodyopathy
geneopathy
geolopathy
hopathymia
illyopathy
maliopathy
meddopathy
oditopathy
pathybical
pathycania
teadopathy
tepathyrum
vhoripathy
— 11 —
antapathyls
cherropathy
conchopathy
delphopathy
demylopathy
elipathylra
euchlopathy
geopathylin
geopathytal
helloopathy
molypathyly
moropathyla
omperopathy
pathycanoid
pathymiform
tepathyrypt
tyoptopathy
— 12 —
antapathyles
antapathylia
blatalopathy
cepigropathy
comyslopathy
ditheropathy
eecipathyoid
enceptopathy
fleopathyric
geopathylema
geopathylony
hopathymnous
kelropathyle
mediatopathy
mompulopathy
orchypopathy
pathymically
pathymidoxin
rimipathylin
— 13 —
antapathylial
antapathylias
chaldipopathy
chillitypathy
dehopathyleny
driboatopathy
geopathylaxia
maliopathylic
millipathyiol
pathymiformal
protopathylic
rimipathylene
rimipathylyic
tepathydenate
— 14 —
anchopathyloma
antapathyliama
congopathythic
congopathytite
dipathyimmosis
gotidopathyrin
myopathymology
myridomospathy
pathymicoscari
pathymidontric
tepathyryptoma
teprotecopathy

5 · It's probably just age — the –algias

Most of these are natural conditions associated with aging, aggravated by pre-existing conditions. Your mediatopathy is likely making your bellotalgia flare up.

— 7 —
byalgia
— 8 —
alealgia
dymalgia
gelalgia
mydalgia
myzalgia
tinalgia
— 9 —
aditalgia
coomalgia
cyonalgia
diptalgia
drycalgia
egyralgia
enaralgia
inoralgia
irivalgia
mochalgia
myolalgia
saumalgia
sempalgia
vhilalgia
— 10 —
antoralgia
camoxalgia
ceavoalgia
detotalgia
dogosalgia
eeminalgia
goemoalgia
hotodalgia
ictetalgia
opennalgia
paniyalgia
pumonalgia
— 11 —
bellotalgia
bontaralgia
cicroyalgia
cinodyalgia
digratalgia
diodymalgia
eppersalgia
kelodialgia
progetalgia
pyrponalgia
surianalgia
— 12 —
artaramalgia
ceminonalgia
chempemalgia
degoestalgia
dehyzydalgia
fidetisalgia
genaroyalgia
geolaycalgia
manchomalgia
oorcastalgia
— 13 —
addigothalgia
conomethalgia
coronydralgia
doiocystalgia
epalanthalgia
keneopatalgia
manciscialgia
merycromalgia
olettrosalgia
oxosinchalgia
phiorhicalgia
proodustalgia

6 · There's probably a cream for it — the –ases

With diligent application of a special cream, you can get your dedolasis under control.

— 7 —
avoasis
bipasis
bypasis
camasis
ceyasis
damasis
defasis
eogasis
gadasis
gamasis
idiasis
indasis
karasis
kelasis
lelasis
mayasis
micasis
nodasis
oodasis
ostasis
pelasis
priasis
tegasis
tepasis
vhiasis
— 8 —
abobasis
bafxasis
beorasis
caliasis
cambasis
degrasis
diskasis
eeniasis
egypasis
gastasis
geniasis
heniasis
idacasis
inolasis
mannasis
matfasis
nonrasis
onidasis
oodiasis
pastasis
prosasis
romrasis
teffasis
thamasis
urplasis
viniasis
— 9 —
acyenasis
agyntasis
bedycasis
belinasis
cadarasis
calcsasis
decylasis
dedolasis
enaplasis
encolasis
faramasis
feoplasis
geaxiasis
geophasis
hedolasis
hextuasis
idebeasis
inoniasis
kogumasis
macocasis
malogasis
nodgiasis
nonemasis
opregasis
orsedasis
pegleasis
pelniasis
quadiasis
sotetasis
stionasis
tadicasis
tigerasis
vibdiasis
voparasis
— 10 —
addodrasis
agniopasis
beobanasis
bephymasis
caguriasis
cancciasis
deagliasis
deciphasis
ecayanasis
eemontasis
gasomiasis
gedaliasis
hillunasis
huliomasis
iccostasis
immatiasis
kawiphasis
kelmicasis
maccemasis
maccomasis
noraplasis
oecophasis
oecostasis
paldenasis
pariorasis
rarmurasis
rebaliasis
segiphasis
somoplasis
tagoniasis
tenoclasis
— 11 —
acctoclasis
acyckanasis
bbilarmasis
beerophasis
cacooplasis
cadiparasis
deghuriasis
deholoiasis
ecadodiasis
egonomiasis
flodiomasis
fomingiasis
gatagabasis
gemtoniasis
hoophagasis
inaroniasis
infelomasis
madgephasis
madosomasis
octophrasis
pelasogasis
pencoplasis
sepocypasis
serdociasis
temphomasis
tenoohiasis
urchrosasis
vereusiasis
— 12 —
addiscreasis
adminoniasis
bazardimasis
belemaceasis
candonomasis
casochroasis
defulariasis
degophthasis
enebholiasis
enodynomasis
fenostomasis
gaanozomasis
gamerochasis
hoophobiasis
illiamioasis
incubstiasis
kenasthrasis
kennitimasis
ledimaniasis
malecloyasis
maomopanasis
neponophasis
nercroplasis
pachymphasis
panitocrasis
seerachmasis
stionariasis
teastoclasis
tebuloclasis
vhrphartasis
vindotinasis
— 13 —
adacomophasis
angipphamasis
benathemiasis
bendocyolasis
cacystociasis
caliphonyasis
daloneydrasis
dedvolitiasis
edeomynkrasis
enutariomasis
fiosiroplasis
forohedicasis
gettoraceasis
iachomaniasis
incularomasis
mactoploeasis
magonomatasis
omphonoplasis
oothalectasis
periszariasis
peritengeasis
stamidectasis
temenotypasis
turnorebeasis
vilgiochiasis

7 · Reasons for redness — the –itises

Most people have had parbitis and the majority of cases are mild.

— 5 —
ditis
— 6 —
baitis
ceitis
chitis
khitis
pritis
— 7 —
ablitis
alcitis
becitis
benitis
celitis
chaitis
debitis
denitis
eenitis
eguitis
favitis
gaditis
gaxitis
iceitis
idxitis
lehitis
masitis
miritis
notitis
oinitis
oxoitis
palitis
pylitis
tagitis
tenitis
vinitis
vobitis
— 8 —
abolitis
aboritis
bailitis
beclitis
cachitis
caffitis
deckitis
declitis
encritis
enctitis
fannitis
fascitis
galeitis
gallitis
hoctitis
icepitis
icolitis
kennitis
mactitis
malmitis
nortitis
npctitis
orceitis
orphitis
parbitis
pectitis
roynitis
tebritis
ternitis
unceitis
vignitis
vuntitis
— 9 —
abrositis
aggeritis
balonitis
beconitis
caconitis
caducitis
danesitis
debenitis
ecponitis
eedstitis
falutitis
fedonitis
gecatitis
gelobitis
hemicitis
heyonitis
ibernitis
ichalitis
kalaritis
keronitis
madoritis
makanitis
nipolitis
norltitis
omeoritis
oppyritis
paconitis
parilitis
reconitis
stebbitis
stiotitis
tacabitis
tadabitis
untyritis
vhiasitis
vilisitis
yepenitis
— 10 —
ademinitis
adeparitis
becorditis
befrenitis
calmonitis
cammanitis
dasophitis
deaturitis
eachyritis
ecelotitis
fattalitis
fenostitis
gaemanitis
gammunitis
hemmatitis
henotritis
icepilitis
icylecitis
malmatitis
maloetitis
namarcitis
nirgraitis
oachyritis
orcheoitis
paccuritis
paluaritis
quaddritis
rapailitis
redhinitis
stanalitis
suryyritis
talounitis
tanailitis
untonsitis
vhamatitis
vhoracitis
— 11 —
abbuloritis
abpaponitis
bedacalitis
begonicitis
calcoiditis
calocolitis
daffubtitis
dedmanditis
echysonitis
eemuriditis
felcingitis
fenirenitis
gbaldititis
gehchanitis
hedothritis
hedyrnuitis
icepantitis
icisopsitis
kelopelitis
lelatumitis
lelipoditis
magostritis
malipalitis
naiconditis
nonicanitis
omyrungitis
opometritis
paccastitis
pacrismitis
remabatitis
sechipoitis
serecoritis
tanaioditis
tatearditis
uneloptitis
vidopanitis
volozonitis
— 12 —
actophositis
aelepticitis
beigrangitis
beleogenitis
cacopialitis
calcotanitis
dalmadyritis
decrepatitis
ecpolestitis
einostinitis
fostatonitis
gacatillitis
gaeneteritis
hithicetitis
ichamotritis
idalipenitis
manicultitis
manladonitis
nenchentitis
nondegelitis
occapeuritis
oppenticitis
paltaplaitis
pefectinitis
reglopiditis
rerophilitis
sambicolitis
stanymanitis
tanchopsitis
tedavienitis
ugosburgitis
upadiachitis
vorditoxitis
welliferitis
— 13 —
adciotorvitis
agonanthritis
belopareritis
belradyllitis
camipharditis
carnbalanitis
dantropotitis
decrovitoitis
ecelotentitis
egosaphititis
ganabolinitis
gasopleuritis
helyacoenitis
hentatoiditis
iceverantitis
ichmothetitis
kelogasuritis
kelomyticitis
lelitrienitis
maccocapsitis
mangeolysitis
nondringuitis
nonvognomitis
oergalfacitis
oeriozoulitis
pambucarditis
pebsomythitis
rectubrisitis
reperholditis
sereblanditis
sterotochitis
tanacondritis
tealothepitis
urincrergitis
vhotocermitis
vortameoritis

8 · Hack and hork — the –onias

One of the post-surgical complications is malponia, which can be quite serious.

— 5 —
nonia
oonia
— 6 —
alonia
beonia
byonia
chonia
cionia
dyonia
eponia
exonia
feonia
geonia
gronia
maonia
mionia
peonia
rhonia
ulonia
— 7 —
abbonia
agnonia
bagonia
beconia
camonia
catonia
deconia
dehonia
eodonia
fenonia
gabonia
gaconia
hyzonia
ichonia
maconia
melonia
notonia
pazonia
proonia
sedonia
stionia
talonia
titonia
umtonia
— 8 —
axotonia
bectonia
byrtonia
caezonia
ceckonia
deigonia
demsonia
egysonia
eophonia
gattonia
gectonia
ilmtonia
inomonia
kandonia
kaphonia
malponia
malyonia
parmonia
promonia
sepconia
steionia
tennonia
tersonia
vhotonia
— 9 —
adarnonia
adminonia
bemidonia
benatonia
cengeonia
cenimonia
decironia
denotonia
efusionia
enidionia
forolonia
gacoconia
gegatonia
hotosonia
incigonia
inhalonia
kenomonia
macosonia
marmwonia
ophoconia
oxpiponia
parosonia
periponia
romoxonia
tallionia
tecinonia
— 10 —
acmiphonia
adonotonia
bellygonia
bendoconia
calcogonia
calcosonia
dasophonia
derlabonia
edematonia
egutimonia
galmeronia
gapoisonia
hedophonia
ieasemonia
ielephonia
kolaktonia
macoptonia
maggomonia
necrotonia
nemmanonia
omeritonia
palychonia
pemistonia
reamphonia
ruphomonia
tanaidonia
terithonia
vhotolonia
vircemonia
wengitonia
— 11 —
acquilionia
agyrhamonia
bemulimonia
bezoaxionia
canchomonia
cebaticonia
devysemonia
dipiophonia
eghraphonia
elletitonia
gacobinonia
geonaphonia
ictohemonia
macelogonia
manchotonia
peopithonia
pescholonia
steraiconia
stoanatonia
tachyphonia
teomophonia
voraotronia
— 12 —
ablatophonia
achinophonia
bedogyemonia
belimordonia
carophotonia
catzoaphonia
degreusconia
desystumonia
ecptopamonia
fenellamonia
ganknophonia
gelleragonia
igactoptonia
indabustonia
karebuttonia
mandistronia
melonochonia
parcopadonia
pectepomonia
tellocotonia
tenotypsonia
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adapharphonia
arrharageonia
bedapsiphonia
bormonyctonia
caribrophonia
ceelhiledonia
eyicranthonia
geonapertonia
gigmangeronia
madzothidonia
mafaclimmonia
ochyolaptonia
pecenfactonia
rolastalmonia
semevolitonia
sentrophronia
tigostichonia

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