Cool C Words: Unique Terms and Their Meanings

In this article, you will discover an extensive list of cool words that start with the letter “C”.

  1. Calamity- A disastrous event causing great damage.
  2. Calligraphy- Artistic, stylized penmanship.
  3. Candor- The quality of being open and honest.
  4. Carapace- A protective shell, especially in turtles.
  5. Cascade- A small, steep waterfall.
  6. Catalyst- Something that speeds up a process.
  7. Catastrophe- A sudden and widespread disaster.
  8. Celestial- Relating to the sky or heavens.
  9. Censor- To suppress or delete anything considered objectionable.
  10. Centrifuge- A machine for separating substances.
  11. Cerebral- Related to the brain; intellectual.
  12. Chameleon- A lizard that changes color.
  13. Chasm- A deep fissure in the earth’s surface.
  14. Chaste- Abstaining from extramarital or all sexual relations.
  15. Chivalry- The medieval knightly system with its religious, moral, and social code.
  16. Clairvoyant- Having the supposed power to see objects or events in the future.
  17. Clamber- To climb awkwardly.
  18. Climax- The most exciting part of a story or experience.
  19. Coalesce- To come together to form one mass or whole.
  20. Coercion- The practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.
  21. Cognizant- Being aware of something.
  22. Collaborate- To work together on a project.
  23. Colloquial- Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or literary.
  24. Colossus- A statue that is much bigger than life-size.
  25. Commemorate- To honor a memory with a ceremony.
  26. Commiserate- To express sympathy for someone.
  27. Commodious- Spacious and comfortable.
  28. Compassion- Feelings of pity and concern for others.
  29. Compatible- Able to exist or work together without conflict.
  30. Compel- To force or oblige someone to do something.
  31. Competent- Adequate and capable.
  32. Conciliate- To stop someone from being angry.
  33. Conclave- A private meeting.
  34. Concur- To agree.
  35. Condone- To accept or allow behavior that is considered morally wrong or offensive.
  36. Confide- To tell someone a secret or private matter.
  37. Confluence- The junction of two rivers.
  38. Congenial- Pleasant because of personality, qualities, or interests.
  39. Consensus- General agreement.
  40. Conspicuous- Standing out so as to be clearly visible.
  41. Consternation- Feelings of anxiety or dismay.
  42. Contemplate- To think deeply.
  43. Contingent- Subject to chance; dependent on something else.
  44. Convert- To change in form, character or function.
  45. Copious- Abundant in supply or quantity.
  46. Cordial- Warm and friendly.
  47. Corroborate- To confirm or give support to a statement, theory, or finding.
  48. Cosmopolitan- Familiar with and at ease in many different countries and cultures.
  49. Coterie- A small group of people with shared interests or tastes.
  50. Counterpart- A person or thing holding a position or performing a function that corresponds to that of another person or thing in another place.
  51. Covet- To yearn to possess something.
  52. Cradle- To hold gently and protectively.
  53. Cryptic- Having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure.
  54. Culinary- Related to cooking.
  55. Culpable- Deserving blame.
  56. Cultivate- To prepare and use for crops or gardening.
  57. Cumbersome- Large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use.
  58. Curate- To select, organize, and present.
  59. Curiosity- A strong desire to know or learn something.
  60. Cynosure- A person or thing that is the center of attention or admiration.
  61. Cypher- A secret or disguised way of writing.
  62. Cyclone- A system of winds rotating inwards to an area of low barometric pressure.
  63. Cytology- The study of cells.
  64. Clandestine- Kept secret or done secretively.
  65. Clemency- Mercy; lenience.
  66. Cloister- A covered walk in a convent, monastery, college, or cathedral.
  67. Clout- Influence or power, especially in politics or business.
  68. Clandestine- Characterized by secrecy.
  69. Commingle- To mix or blend.
  70. Composure- The state of being calm and in control of oneself.
  71. Conjecture- An opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information.
  72. Consecrate- To make or declare something sacred.
  73. Consolation- Comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment.
  74. Contend- To struggle to surmount.
  75. Conundrum- A confusing and difficult problem or question.
  76. Convalesce- Recover one’s health and strength over a period of time after an illness or operation.
  77. Convey- To transport or carry to a place.
  78. Conviction- A firmly held belief or opinion.
  79. Cordial- Warm and friendly.
  80. Corpulent- Fat.
  81. Corrosive- Tending to cause corrosion.
  82. Covetous- Having or showing a great desire to possess something.
  83. Crescendo- A gradual increase in loudness.
  84. Crucial- Decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something.
  85. Culpable- Deserving blame.
  86. Cultivable- Capable of being cultivated.
  87. Culminate- To reach a climax or point of highest development.
  88. Curative- Able to cure something.
  89. Culinary- Related to cooking.
  90. Cunning- Having or showing skill in achieving one’s ends by deceit or evasion.

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