One Word Substitutions

One Word Substitutions

Study/Science Related :

Science of healthy living – Hygiene

Science of inscriptions – Epigraphy

Science of human beauty – Kalology

Science of fixing dates – Chronology

Science of blood – Haematology

Science of birds – Ornithology

Science dealing with heredity – Genetics

Science and philosophy of human laws – Jurisprudence

Science of weight – Metrology

Science of time – Horology

Science of writing and compiling a dictionary – Lexicography

Science of the races of mankind and their relation to one another – Ethnology

Science of the physical structure of the body – Anatomy.

Science of the constitution of the whole universe – Cosmography

Science of the causes of diseases – Etiology / Aetiology

Science of mankind as an animal – Anthropology

A study of the body- Physiology

A study of animals- Zoology

A study of ancient things-Archaeology

A study of derivation of words- Etymology

Operation of body after death- Post-mortem

Not allowing the passage of light -Opaque

Science regarding principles of Classification – Taxonomy

Person Related :

A person who is above hundred years- Centenarian

A person appointed by parties to settle the disputes between them- Arbitrator

A person difficult to please- Fastidious

A person supported by another and giving him/her nothing in return- Parasite

A person who does not believe in the institution of marriage- Misogamist

A person who hates women- Misogynist

A person who knows everything – Omniscient

A person who is all powerful – Omnipotent

A person who is present everywhere – Omnipresent

A person who loves everybody- Altruist

A person who readily believes whatever is told to him/her- Credulous

A person who remains unmoved and unaffected by other people’s opinions- Impervious

A person with an evil reputation – Notorious

A person’s peculiar habit- Idiosyncrasy

A person who is recovering from illness- Convalescent

A person who is easily deceived – Gullible

A person who does not make mistakes- Infallible

A person who can do anything for money- Mercenary

A person who has no money- Pauper

A person who changes sides- Turncoat

A person who works for free- Volunteer

A person who loves books- Bibliophile

A person who can speak two languages- Bilingual

A person who loves mankind- Philanthropist

A person who hates mankind- Misanthrope

A person who looks on the bright side of
things- Optimist

A person who looks on the dark side of things- Pessimist

A person who doubts the existence of god- Agnostic

A person incapable of being tired- Indefatigable

A person who helps others Good- Samaritan

A person who copies from other writers- Plagiarist

A person who knows many languages- Polyglot

A person who is fond of sensuous pleasures- Epicure

A person who thinks only of himself – Egoist

A person who thinks only of welfare of women- Feminist.

A person who is indifferent to pleasure or pain- Stoic

A person who is quite like a woman- Effeminate

A person who has strange habits – Eccentric

A person who speaks less- Reticent

A person who goes on foot- Pedestrian

Lover :

A lover of animals – Philozoic

A lover of arts – Philotechnic

A lover of dogs -Canaphilist

A lover of God – Philotheist

A lover of learning – Philomath

A lover of women – Philogynist

A lover of property and art – Philomuse

All types of MANIA (Abstract Noun) and MANIAC (Common Noun) :

ablutomania- mania for washing oneself

anglomania – craze or obsession with England and the English

agromania- intense desire to be in open spaces

anthomania- obsession with flowers

bibliomania- craze for books or reading

methomania /potomania/dipsomania- abnormal craving for alcohol

ergasiomania/ ergomania- excessive desire to work; workaholism

eulogomania- obsessive craze for eulogies

graphomania- obsession with writing

hypomania- minor mania

heteromania- Extreme madness (having
different kind of mania)

klopemania/kleptomania- irrational predilaection for stealing things

logomania- pathological loquacity

megalomania- abnormal tendency towards

grand or grandiose behavior
melomania- craze for music

morphinomania- habitual craving or desire for morphine

narcomania- uncontrollable craving for narcotics

nostomania- abnormal desire to go back to familiar places

nymphomania- excessive or crazed sexual desire

oligomania- obsession with a few thoughts or ideas

phagomania- excessive desire for food or eating

plutomania- mania for money

pyromania- craze for starting fires

sophomania- delusion that one is incredibly intelligent

thanatomania- belief that one has been

affected by death magic, and resulting illness

theomania- belief that one is a god

xenomania- inordinate attachment to foreign things

All types of PHOBIA (Abstract Noun) and PHOBE(Common Noun):

Agliophobia – Fear of pain.

Agoraphobia – Fear of open spaces or crowds.

Androphobia – Fear of men.

Anthropophobia – Fear of people or society.

Arachnophobia – Fear of spiders.

Arithmophobia – Fear of numbers.

Astraphobia – Fear of thunder and lightening.

Autophobia – Fear of being alone.

Bibliophobia – Fear of books.

Cacophobia – Fear of ugliness..

Claustrophobia – Fear of confined spaces.

Cynophobia – Fear of dogs.

Dendrophobia – Fear of trees.

Dentophobia – Fear of dentists.

Dystychiphobia – Fear of accidents.

Equinophobia – Fear of horses.

Gamophobia – Fear of marriage.

Gynophobia – Fear of women.

Heliophobia – Fear of the sun.

Hemophobia – Fear of blood.

Ophodiophobia/Herpetophobia – Fear of reptiles.

Hydrophobia – Fear of water.

Thanatophobia/Necrophobia – Fear of death or dead things.

Noctiphobia – Fear of the night.

Nyctophobia – Fear of the dark.

Ombrophobia – Fear of rain.

Ophidiophobia – Fear of snakes.

Ornithophobia – Fear of birds.

Pathophobia – Fear of disease.

Pedophobia – Fear of children.

Philophobia – Fear of love.

Phobophobia – Fear of phobias.

Podophobia – Fear of feet.

Pyrophobia – Fear of fire.

Xenophobia – Fear of strangers or foreigners.

Zoophobia – Fear of animals.

A place in which bees are kept – Apiary

A place in which birds are kept – Aviary

One who walks while asleep – Somnambulist

One who habitually talks while sleeping – Somniloquist

Place Related:

A place for ammunition and weapons – Arsenal.

A place for luggage at railway station – Cloak Room.

A place for grains – Granary.

A place for bees – Hive.

A place for dogs -Kennel.

A place for horses – Stable.

A place for clothes – Wardrobe.

A place where money is made -Mint.

A place where government records are kept – Archives.

A place for the sick to recover health – Sanatorium.

Murder Related :

The murder of one’s sister- Sorocide.

The murder of one’s brother- Fratricide.

The murder of one’s husband – Mariticide.

The murder of one’s wife- Uxoricide.

The murder of one’s mother – Matricide.

The murder of one’s father- Patricide.

The murder of one’s self -Suicide.

The murder of infant- Infanticide.

The murder of king – Regicide

Word for word -Verbatim

Being unable to pay one’s debt- Insolvent

Government by officials in a state- Bureaucracy

An office with salary nd without work- Sinecure.

An office without salary -Honorary.

Compilation : Mostafizar Moshtak

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