List of Words Ending in UUM

There are hundreds of words that end with ‘uum.’ However, many of those words are no longer used in English literature. Here are 16 words with their respective definitions that are still used in modern news media and literature. 


A coherent whole characterized as a collection, sequence, or progression of values or elements varying by minute degrees.


An individual instance or an individual being as distinguished from a group of similar instances or beings; an indivisible entity. 


A substance that dissolves a solid or holds it in suspension: solvent.


Loan for consumption.


A portion received from an inheritance before general distribution; an additional share or bonus (as received by the eldest of several female heirs portioners).


In perpetuity


Something residual: such as; residue; a residual product (as from the distillation of petroleum).


A period of three days of prayer usually preceding a roman catholic feast.


Emptiness of space; a space absolutely devoid of matter; a space partially exhausted (as to the highest degree possible) by artificial means (such as an air pump).

Here are the rest of the words that end in -uum, but we could not find their definition in the Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary.

  • Antiquum
  • Intermenstruum
  • Nonvacuum
  • Residiuum
  • Semicontinuum
  • Suum
  • Tuum