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Vowel Deficit (Posted on 2004-04-07) Difficulty: 2 of 5
What word (which doesn't contain the letter y) only has one vowel even though it has nine letters?

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Some words with the desired property, but containing more than nine letters are:

Strengthlessnesses (eighteen letters)

Defenselessnesses (seventeen letters)

Strengthlessness(sixteen letters)

Defenselessness (fifteen letters)

Degenerescence (fourteen letters).

Degenerescent, disinhibiting, effervescence, handcraftsman,
kinnikinnicks, philistinisms, primitivistic, retelemetered, whipstitching( thirteen letters).

  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-04-14 13:33:28
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