Quiz: Are You Intelligent Enough to Know the Meaning of These Long Words?

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Are long words your jam?

Do you think you have an extensive vocabulary? If so, take this quiz to see how well you know the definition of some difficult and long words!

 Aug 25, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you're cynical, you're what?
Knowledgeable
Suspicious
Quiet

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If you're an amateur, what are you?
Technical
Novice
patient

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Practical means what?
Sensible
Disorganized
Frivolous

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What does jubilation mean?
Joy
Sadness
Destruction

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If someone is supportive, they are what?
Scared
Bored
Encouraging

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If something its elegant it's what?
Cheap
Plain
Fancy

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A projection is also what?
A problem
An estimate
An objection

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A suspicion is also a what?
Example
Attack
Belief

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What means to abbreviate something?
To lengthen
To end
To shorten

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

To concentrate is to:
Leave
Focus
Enter

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Typically also means what?
Never
Usually
Occasionally

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To scrutinize is to what?
Ignore
Gloss over
Examine carefully

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If someone is impetuous, what do they do?
Become angry
Act carefully
Act quickly

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What does indignant mean?
Angry
Depressed
Warm

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What is the meaning of irksome?
Disagreeable
Handsome
Friendly

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If something is colossal it's what?
Gigantic
Pedantic
Frantic

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To chortle is to what?
Worry
Cry
Laugh

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To expound on something is to what?
To rule it
To avoid it
To explain it
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Would you describe yourself as a wordsmith? Do you love difficult words? Are you well-spoken, or do you enjoy writing? Do you have what some would consider a vast vocabulary? Do you think you have what it takes to define words correctly? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then take this quiz to see how your brain processes words, and see how well you score!

You may think you have a mastery of words and know definitions better than most, but this quiz is tough, and you may not live up to the challenge. Yes, some of these words are commonly used—in fact, you may use them every day, but do you know what they really mean? Only time will tell!

Let's see just how well you do! Some words in our quiz have more than one meaning. In fact, some have multiple meanings are they aren't always clear—you really have to think! We've given you eighteen fun but challenging word definition questions. If you guess them correctly, congratulations—your knowledge is indeed off the charts and you're an English language champion with a knack for proper grammar! If you don't do so well, then you may want to go back to the drawing board, crack open a book or take a few classes to brush up on your language skills.

So, are you ready? Put on your thinking cap and give this quiz a go! It's a great way to tell if your brain is working as well as it should and if your communications are top notch too. Good luck!