Positive Words That Start With X

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Updated July 13, 2021
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When it comes to positive words, X might not be the first letter you think of. However, there are several words that begin with X. From XO to xystus, find a few different nice words that begin with X that you might be able to integrate into your vocabulary. Make it a game and have your friends scratching their heads at your word prowess.

Nice Words Beginning With X

Oh, the letter X. This letter can be a hard one when it comes to positive words. However, there are 17 positive words with X that you can fit into your vocabulary.




XO (abbreviation)

hugs and kisses

hugs, kisses, love

x-factor (n.)

noteworthy quality or talent

wow factor, uniqueness

xanthic (adj.)

having a yellow color


xenas (n.)

confident, strong woman

mighty, strong, confident

xenagogue (n.)

acting as a guide; guiding someone

tour guide

xenial (adj.)

being nice or friendly to foreign visitors

hospitable, friendly

xenismos (n.)

offering meal (ritual)

offering, ritual

xenodocheionology (n.)

hotel and inn lore

lore, myths

xenodochy (n.)

receiving of strangers

hospitality, fellowship

xenolalia (n.)

speaking a language you never learned

multi-lingual, speaking in tongues

xenomania (n.)

the pleasure of meeting strangers

passion, inclination

xesturgy (n.)

polished objects

polished, clean, shine

xoanon (n.)

primitive wood statue

carving, cult image

xper (n.)

someone that is an extreme programmer

programmer, coder

xylographic (adj.)

art of engraving wood

woodcut, engraving

xylotomous (adj.)

cut or bored into wood


xystus (n.)

open portico

structure, entrance


Great Opportunities for Positive X-Words

When it comes to positive words that begin with X, you might not be able to think of many and just where would you include them. You’ll find that lots of your friends can get excited when you find fun ways to include new words in emails beyond just ending with XO.

You can also fill in words with X when writing a personal letter to a friend or pen pal. Figuring out ways to fit in words like xenial can be fun. Get creative and you just might have your friends scratching their heads in wonder.

Example Sentences Using Positive X-Words

Need a little bit of inspiration for how you will fit those positive X words into your writing. Check out a few example sentences for inspiration.

  • The pages of that book have a xanthic hue.
  • My mom has that x-factor that all great writers have.
  • A good leader must practice xenodochy.
  • The insect was xylotomous.
  • The xper worked for a secret government agency.
  • The Greek wrestlers would play in the xystus.
  • I will talk to you tomorrow. XOXO
  • The xenas walked right toward me.

Were you beginning to wonder if you could work those in? Great news, you can!


Have Fun With X

X is not the first letter that you might think of when it comes to positive words. But there are a lot of good words with X out there that you can have fun with. Now that you know a few positive words with X, you might want to check out nouns that start with X or words with X, Y and Z for kids.