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Do you hate the word 'moist'?

2 months ago

Have you ever heard of 'word aversion'? It is the English term for when someone hates a word just because of how it sounds, the letters that it contains, or the ideas that it makes them think of.

'Moist' is the English word that more people hate than any other. Personally, I quite like it! It simply means 'slightly wet; characterised by the presence of moisture, not dry'. What is so bad about that?

Are there any words that you just can't bear to hear, either in English or in your native language?

Meanwhile, read while so many people feel a bit sick when they hear or see the word 'moist'! https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/why-do-people-hate-the-word-moist