Do Any English Words Contain All the Vowels in Alphabetical Order?

The word facetious is one of a handful of words in the English language that has all the vowels in alphabetical order. Another is abstemious. Other less common words that fit in this category include acheilous, anemious, caesious, annelidous, and arsenious. If you add an "ly" to the end of these words, you get all the vowels in order, plus the sometimes vowel "y".

More facts about English words:

  • The word with the most definitions in the English language is "set".

  • The only word in English that begins and ends with the letters "und" is underground.

  • Besides orange, there are several words in the English language that have no direct rhymes: silver, ninth, and marathon, among others.

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