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Faultitude

Top verboticism of the day created by remistram

DEFINITION: v. To suddenly discover that your most troublesome personality defect, for which you have been taking medication and/or therapy, is actually your greatest asset. n. A perceived weakness which is actually a strength.

Pronunciation: fawlt-it-tood

Sentence: She displayed her stalking practices daily with her staff, sneaking up behind them, checking her watch each time she saw them away from their cubicles chit chatting with coworkers. This behaviour became her faultitude and discovered she should become a private investigator.

Etymology: fault (flaw, imperfection) + fortitude (mental and emotional strength when facing difficulty, adversity)

Created by: remistram.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-25: 02:24:00
This is a Verbotomy Classic -- one of our favorites from the past. If you have already created a word for this definition, and want to try a new challenge try our new Verbotomy Text. ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2007-06-25: 11:55:00
Hey James, the Show All view doesn't show all. I like the Daily Stats better.

purpleartichokes - 2007-06-25: 12:04:00
Points aren't working either. I got 8. Did a word, pronunciation, etymology, and voted.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-25: 13:12:00
Show all is working now. I'm working on the scoring. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-25: 23:58:00
The score is now updated properly ~ James

wordmeister - 2007-06-29: 00:39:00
good

jrogan - 2009-07-31: 10:16:00
It was hard to write a sentence for this one...

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