We've all been under the consensus that the word 'moist' is awful, but there are hundreds of other words that are equally gross sounding and Ranker asked people what they are.
It's clear that most people hate words that are associated with bodily functions. 'Snot', 'orifice', 'suckle', and 'secrete' all appear within the top 30. But as the list progresses, the words slowly get worse - and more specific.
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Here are the 10 worst words according to Ranker.
A British slang word for diarrhea. Also can be used to insult somebody.
Also to ejaculate.
A lump of phlegm or spit.
Slightly wet or damp.
To allow a substance to flow out from a confined space.
The slow escape of a gas or liquid through a small hole.
The thick substance that secretes from the mucous membrane.
Thick yellow or green liquid indicates a sign of infection.
A sebaceous secretion in the folds of the skin.
These are all pretty horrible-sounding words. Although 'fester', 'putrid', and 'fluid' are at the top of our list.
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