Python TypeError: 'list' object is not callable.

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I am getting an error while executing a python program. The line at which error is occurring is as follows:

print  wordlists(len(words))

This the error I am getting:

TypeError: 'list' object is not callable.

Feb 8, 2019 in Python by Vaishnavi

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The error says the list is not callable because you are trying to access/use a python list but using parenthesis for it. Parenthesis are used to call a function and because a list is not a function, you get this error. To access/use a python list, you should use square brackets. Try this:

print worldlists[len(words)]
answered Feb 8, 2019 by Omkar
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