Words Seldom Seen by Most People +

(there are many words which may be rarely seen by a vast number of people; however, they have been existing and they are still available for one's use or enlightenment)

afflatus (uh FLAY tuhs)
1. A strong creative impulse; especially, as a result of divine inspiration.
2. A creative impulse; an inspiration, usually thought of as divine.
bedizen (bih DIGH zuhn, bih DIZ uhn)
1. To ornament, to adorn, or to dress in a showy or gaudy manner.
2. To dress or to decorate someone or something in a way that seems exaggeratedly or vulgarly showy.
doppelgänger, doppelganger (DAHP uhl gang" uhr, DAHP uhl geng" uhr)
1. In psychiatry, a delusion that a double of a person or place exists elsewhere.

It is related to other defects in recognition and suggests organic disease in the non-dominant parietal lobe of the brain.

2. A ghostly double of a living person; especially, one that haunts its bodily counterpart.
3. An alteration in the perception of self so that the usual sense of one's own reality is temporarily lost or changed.

It may be a manifestation of a neurosis or another mental disorder or can occur in a mild form in normal people.

4. A reduplicative paramnesia consisting of the delusion that a double of a person or place exists elsewhere.

The phenomenon suggests non-dominant parietal lobe pathology and is related to other disturbances of recognition.

fugacious (fyoo GAY shuhs)
1. Passing away quickly; evanescent (disappearing after only a short time and soon forgotten).
2. In botany, a plant or flower that lasts only briefly before withering or dropping off.
ginormous (jigh NOR muhs); gigantic + enormous
Huge, humongous, or extremely large; enormous.
prosopagnosia (proh′"soh pag NOH see uh, proh′"soh pag NOH zee uh)
Failure to recognize visually the faces of familiar people, but with retention of the ability to recognize them through other sensory channels; such as, hearing them when they speak.

The condition is due to bilateral cerebral lesions of the brain involving the visual system.

valetudinarian (val" i tood"n AR ee un, val" i tyood"n AR ee un)
1. A sickly or weak person, especially someone who is constantly and morbidly concerned with his or her health.
2. An invalid who is constantly and morbidly concerned with his or her health.
vocabulist (voh KAB yoo list)
The writer or compiler of a vocabulary; a lexicographer.