It seems like the word “moist” is pretty much universally hated. Maybe it’s what the word connotes or maybe it’s just the way it sounds. Either way, it’s not the only word that makes people gag.
Check out our unique list of seven oh-so cringeworthy words you might not have considered. Warning: You’ll never feel the same about these seven, so read on at your own risk.
Is any kind of secretion ever not gross? Methinks not.
Crusty bread = good. Crusty pretty-much-anything-else = cringe.
Splurge sounds like something its not, and that something is really, really gross.
Dead skin. ‘Nuff said.
Can we all just agree on boogers, please?
Ok, not everyone is disgusted by eggs. But when someone pronounces it A-ggs? Ughhhhhh.
Why is this word even necessary? Let’s stick with chew, muddle, or crush and move on happily with our lives.
What words make you cringe? Let us know in the comments (and sorry for that nauseous feeling you have now).
Need a good feeling? See if you can use these 6 creative words in one sentence. We dare you.