verb. If you say that someone is beaming, you mean that they have a big smile on their face because they are happy, pleased, or proud about something. [written] Frances beamed at her friend with undisguised admiration. [
How is Eunoia pronounce?
Dr Francesco Perono Cacciafoco, research fellow at the Nanyang Technological University, from its school of humanities and social sciences, told The Straits Times on Thursday (Dec 31) that the correct pronunciation of “Eunoia” is “eh-yu-no-ya”, with the stress on the first syllable.
What is the shortest word?
Eunoia, at six letters long, is the shortest word in the English language that contains all five main vowels. Seven letter words with this property include adoulie, douleia, eucosia, eulogia, eunomia, eutopia, miaoued, moineau, sequoia, and suoidea. (The scientific name iouea is a genus of Cretaceous fossil sponges.)
What word takes 3 hours to say?
All told, the full chemical name for the human protein titin is 189,819 letters, and takes about three-and-a-half hours to pronounce.
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