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
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
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
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.