Starting with N

  1. Nadir
    The lowest or most unsuccessful point in a situation
  2. Naif
    Naïve or ingenuous person
  3. Naive
    Showing a lack of experience, wisdom or judgement
  4. Nanogram
    One billionth of a gram
  5. Nanometre
    One billionth of a metre
  6. Nanosecond
    One billionth of a second
  7. Nape
    The back of the neck
  8. Narcissism
    Excessive interest in or admiration of oneself and one's physical appearance
  9. Narcosis
    A state of stupor, drowsiness or unconsciousness produced by drugs
  10. Narration
    The action or process of narrating a story
  11. Nasal
    Of or relating to the nose
  12. Nascent
    Just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential
  13. Nasty
    Very bad or unpleasant
  14. Natant
    Swimming or floating
  15. Natation
    Swimming
  16. Nates
    The buttocks
  17. Nationalism
    Patriotic feeling, principles or efforts
  18. Native
    A local inhabitant
  19. Naught
    Nothing
  20. Naughty
    Badly behaved, disobedient
  21. Ne plus ultra
    The perfect or most extreme example of its kind
  22. Nebulous
    In the form of a cloud or haze, vague or ill-defined
  23. Necessitate
    Make something necessary as a result or consequence
  24. Necessitous
    Lacking the necessities of life; needy
  25. Necessity
    The state or fact of being required
  26. Necrolatry
    Worship of the dead
  27. Necrophobia
    Abnormal fear of death
  28. Nefarious
    Wicked or criminal
  29. Negate
    To deny, nullify
  30. Neglect
    Fail to care for properly
  31. Negligent
    Failing to take proper care over something
  32. Negligible
    So small or unimportant as to be not worth considering, insignificant
  33. Negotiable
    Open to discussion or modification
  34. Negotiate
    Obtain or bring about by discussion
  35. Nemesis
    A long standing rival, an arch-enemy
  36. Neoteric
    New or modern, recent
  37. Nepotism
    The practice among those with power or influence of favouring friends or relatives, especially by giving them jobs.
  38. Neurosis
    Excessive and irrational anxiety or depression
  39. Nexus
    A connection or series of connections linking two or more things
  40. Nicety
    A fine or subtle detail or distinction
  41. Niche
    A specialized segment of the market for a particular kind of product or service
  42. Nidification
    Nest-building
  43. Nigrescent
    Blackish
  44. Nigrify
    To make black
  45. Nihilism
    The rejection of all religious and moral principles, in the belief that life is meaningless.
  46. Nimble
    Quick and light in movement, agile
  47. Nimiety
    The state of being more than is necessary or desirable; excess
  48. Nirvana
    An ideal or idyllic state or place
  49. Niveous
    Snowy or resembling snow
  50. Noble
    Having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles
  51. Noblesse oblige
    Privilege entails responsibility
  52. Nocebo
    A benign substance, set of environmental conditions etc which may induce actual illness in a person because of the mistaken belief that the substance is harmful
  53. Nocebo effect
    The increased likelihood of illness occurring in someone who assumes its inevitability.
  54. Noctivagant
    Wandering at night
  55. Nocturia
    The need to get up in the night to urinate, with resulting disturbance of sleep
  56. Nocturnal
    Of or relating to the night
  57. Nocuous
    Noxious, harmful or poisonous
  58. Nodus
    A problem, difficulty or complication
  59. Noetic
    Relating to mental activity or the intellect
  60. Nolens volens
    Whether a person wants or likes something or not
  61. Noli me tangere
    Someone or something that must not be touched or interfered with
  62. Nom de guerre
    An assumed name; pseudonym
  63. Nom de plume
    An assumed name used by a writer instead of their real name
  64. Nomadic
    Living the life of a nomad, wandering
  65. Nomenclature
    The body or system of names used in a particular specialist field
  66. Nominal
    Existing in name only, very small, far below the real value or cost
  67. Non compos mentis
    Not sane or in one's right mind
  68. Non est factum
    The denial of someone that the deed in question was executed by them
  69. Non sequitur
    A conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement
  70. Nonage
    The period of legal minority
  71. Nonagenarian
    Of the age of 90 years or between 90 and 100 years old
  72. Nonchalant
    Feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed, not displaying anxiety, interest or enthusiasm
  73. Non-committal
    Not expressing or revealing commitment to a definite opinion or course of action
  74. Nondescript
    Characterless and dull, lacking any noteworthy feature
  75. Nonfeasance
    The omission of some act which ought to have been performed
  76. Nonsensical
    Having no meaning, making no sense
  77. Normalcy
    The condition of being normal; the state of being usual
  78. Normative
    Establishing, relating to, or deriving from a standard or norm, especially of behaviour
  79. Nosocomial
    A disease originating in a hospital
  80. Nosophobia
    Morbid fear of diseases
  81. Nostalgia
    A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past
  82. Nostrum
    A medicine prepared by an unqualified person, especially one that is not considered effective
  83. Nota bene
    Note well
  84. Notabilia
    Things worthy of note
  85. Notability
    The quality of being notable
  86. Notable
    Worthy of note or notice
  87. Noteworthy
    Worthy of note or notice
  88. Noticeable
    Able to be noticed
  89. Notion
    A conception of or belief about something
  90. Notional
    Not existing in reality
  91. Notoriety
    The state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed
  92. Notorious
    Famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed
  93. Notwithstanding
    In spite of
  94. Nourish
    Provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health and good condition
  95. Nouveau riche
    Someone who has newly become rich, especially a boorish person
  96. Noxious
    Harmful, poisonous or very unpleasant
  97. Nuance
    A subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression or sound
  98. Nubile
    Sexually attractive, sexually mature
  99. Nubilous
    Obscure or vague
  100. Nucleus
    The central and most important part of an object
  101. Nugatory
    Of no value or importance
  102. Nullify
    Make of no use or value
  103. Nullipara
    A woman that have never given birth
  104. Nullity
    The state of being legally void
  105. Numen
    The spirit or divine power presiding over a thing or place
  106. Numerate
    Having a good basic knowledge of arithmetic, able to understand and work with numbers
  107. Numero uno
    The best or most important person or thing
  108. Nuncupative
    Declared orally as opposed to in writing
  109. Nurture
    Care for and protect someone while they are growing
  110. Nyctophobia
    Morbid fear of night or darkness
  111. Noviciate
    The period or state of being a novice
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