Lonely Negative Words

Have you ever wondered why we can be discombobulated but not combobulated? Or how about why we can be disgruntled, but not gruntled?

If so, then we have something in common! We’re both word nerds. Be proud!

For an interesting look at lonely negative words (negative words with no positive or neutral counterpart), check out this article from one of my fave magazines, Mental Floss.


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