Python Program to Find Longest Word From Sentence or Text

In this program, first we read sentence from user then we use string split() function to convert it to list. After splitting it is passed to max() function with keyword argument key=len which returns longest word from sentence.

This Python program finds longest word from a given text or sentence.

Python Source Code: Longest Word

# Longest word

# Reading sentence from user

sentence = input("Enter sentence: ")

# Finding longest word
longest = max(sentence.split(), key=len)

# Displaying longest word
print("Longest word is: ", longest)
print("And its length is: ", len(longest))


Enter sentence: Tongue tied and twisted just an earth bound misfit I
Longest word is:  twisted
And its length is:  7