What's the longest possible English word in that every letter occurs only once? Emotion: smile
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Not even a try?Emotion: sad Well then, I'll give you a hint:
It has 15 letters...
I'll need time to think about this, or should I say, look it up!Emotion: smile
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2nd hint:

all the five vowels occur...
It's a bit difficult, and I still haven't had time to find it. Give it a couple of days in case someone else knows it.
Ok, I will...
but I don't think it's possible to find such a word when you don't know it... it'll be damn hard to conclude a word like that I'd say...
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I tried it, I found 38,000+ words with no letter repetition; the longest were..

dermatoglyphics (15), uncopyrightable (15)

This was from an indexed dictionary of 'normal / regular' words.

Here's the top lot!

15,"dermatoglyphics"
15,"uncopyrightable"
14,"troublemakings"
14,"dermatoglyphic"
14,"ambidextrously"
13,"documentarily"
13,"consumptively"
13,"copyrightable"
13,"endolymphatic"
13,"flowchartings"
13,"hydromagnetic"
13,"lycanthropies"
13,"troublemaking"
13,"unpredictably"
13,"unproblematic"
13,"subordinately"
13,"metalworkings"
13,"multibranched"
Overwhelming answer.

And almost all those words come from Latin and some of them from Greek.

I like 'dermatoglyphics' , the folds on skin, I never realised I had dermatoglyphics, beautiful word related to fingerprints.

(Is 'overwhelming' correctly used here?)
WOW, hey you're all fantastic!
uncopyrightable is the word I was thinking of Emotion: smile
I haven't known that so far until I was told so a few days ago...

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