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'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Dodgeapossum

Created by: BrakX

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Etymology: Dodge (or skip outta) + possum (like playin possum)

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Possify

Created by: squirrelian

Pronunciation: possify

Sentence: If Bill comes looking for volunteers just possify until he goes away.

Etymology: derived from "playing possum" combined with "ossify"

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Workaphobia

Created by: kckflpsk8r91

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Sentence: I have such a terrible case of workaphobia that I once told my boss my entire family died to miss work.

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Laborified

Created by: Frejesal

Pronunciation: Lah-BORE-if-eyed

Sentence: When I asked him to run an errand he fell to the ground, totally laborified at the prospect of work!

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Shirkicize

Created by: MayorBob

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Lazyck

Created by: jgastald

Pronunciation: laizyck

Sentence: Mommy, Daddy got lazyck again...

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Domesticitis

Created by: symemac

Pronunciation: Do-mesti-sightis

Sentence: Brad came down with domesticitis as soon as soon as he came back from a hard day at the track.

Etymology: Romans used to use this term when building their city. Anyone suffering from said illness was sent to the rack.

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Diebusy

Created by: labareda

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Scruimatoniticalin

Created by: bunnyrounderupper

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Workshirk

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: werk-sherk

Sentence: Bill was known for workshirking and never came to work on the days when inventory had to be counted.

Etymology: work + shirk (to avoid)

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Choreaphobia

Created by: dahlea

Pronunciation: chore-a-phobia

Sentence: Dave's choreaphobia flared up when his wife asked for help with the dishes.

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Chorke

Created by: Annaquettar

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Etymology: to choke on chores

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Krapilepsy

Created by: Emanresu

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Sentence: I would mow the lawn but I can feel an attack of krapilepsy coming on.

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Laboralyze

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: ley-BOR-uh-Lahyz \lA-"bOr-&-'lIz\

Sentence: The company decided to replace "sick days" with "incidental time-off days" to reduce employee laboralizing.

Etymology: labor from English "labor" + alyze from English "paralyze"

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Choreusattakus

Created by: Ziplock

Pronunciation: Chore-E-Us-Attack-Us

Sentence: He was struck with ChoreusAttakus when asked to clean out the garage.

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Morbidleness

Created by: elvisharwen

Pronunciation: morb-IDLE-ness (morb eye dul ness)

Sentence: He was overcome by a sudden attack of morbidleness after being asked to do the dishes.

Etymology: morbid: that of, or relating to, death idle: laziness, procrastination

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Psychosomavoidance

Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: sahy-koh-suh-muh-void-ns

Sentence: Every time he has to clean his room he gets a case of phychosomavoidance.

Etymology: psycho -- of the mind soma -- of the body avoidance -- the act of delaying

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Actruist

Created by: Coolfool

Pronunciation: "Act" + truist as in altruist.

Sentence: Don't worry, dear. He won't be such an actruist once the dishes are done.

Etymology: Derived as an antonym of altruism, which is an unselfish concern for others. Actruism is an apt word, as an antonym, as his actions are the opposite of those of an altruist, as his behaviour is a self-serving "act".

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Laziphasia

Created by: TheGentleSherpa

Pronunciation: Lay-Zee-Fay-Shi-Ah

Sentence: When asked to get off the couch so the crumbs could be collected for recycling, Stan was struck immobile by his overwhelming sense of Laziphasia.

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Convenodeath

Created by: littleguybrush

Pronunciation: con-veen-o-death

Sentence: Dad pulled a convenodeath when asked to do the dishes.

Etymology: convenient plus death

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Disalmanate

Created by: Malemocynt

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Choralysis

Created by: samara

Pronunciation: chore - alysis

Sentence: daddy got choralysis when mummy asked him to mow the lawn.

Etymology: a combination of the words chore and paralysis.

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Choresick

Created by: J03Yvanalstyne

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Decapacitated

Created by: knickers

Pronunciation: de-cap-ass-it-ate-ed

Sentence: When she asked me to lick her muff, I sniffed it and was instantly decapacitated.

Etymology: From incapacitated, decapitate

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Workophobia

Created by: kaykee

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Slothophrenia

IHeartKiwiTarts

Created by: IHeartKiwiTarts

Pronunciation: " Slaw-tho-frenia"

Sentence: A victim of slothophrenia, when introduced to any type of household chore, may exhibit signs of extreme anxiety, mental distress and or death.

Etymology: from the greek Slothocus dethacus

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Helpochondriac

Created by: Bernmeister

Pronunciation: help-o-kon-dree-ak

Sentence: Everytime the lawn needs mowing you get a new disease, I think you're making it up you helpochondriac.

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Narcolazia

Prios

Created by: Prios

Pronunciation: Nar-ko-lah-zee-ah

Sentence: I tried to do my paper, but narcolazia would hit me every time I thought about it, and I'd wake up with a raging headache.

Etymology: Narco (from narke, "stupor") lazia (I'd type this one out but I can't be bothered)

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Dutiphobia

Created by: Verbotomnist

Pronunciation: Doo-tee-fo-bee-ah

Sentence: He suffers from dutiphobia, even the sight of a mop or broom may trigger an attack.

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Disarbeitation

Created by: chofu67

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Etymology: From the German - "Arbeit", meaning work.

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Chorelera

Created by: Wanax

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Drudgephobic

Created by: jstrange

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Sentence: Tom was always out buying new clothes since he was drudgephobic and could never do laundry.

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Phinjury

Created by: BoneMan

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Choroke

Created by: Jessj

Pronunciation: Chore+oak

Sentence: As soon as Marge asked him to clean out the garage he began to choroke by coughing like he had something in his throat.

Etymology: Chore + choke

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Illazydaze

Created by: proArchy

Pronunciation: il-lay-zee-dayz

Sentence: Anytime I see the garbage overflowing i start to shiver and illazydaze, generally followed by blacking out

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Tempopossumitis

Created by: jennypenny210

Pronunciation: tempohpossuhmitis

Sentence: play dead till all the work is done

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Taskophobia

Created by: hvhtim

Pronunciation: tas-co-FO-be-ah

Sentence: taskophobia struck as soon as dishes were mentioned.

Etymology: task, -phobia

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Procrastolepsy

Created by: DoubleMark

Pronunciation: pro-CRAS-to-lep-see

Sentence: We asked Bob to take out the trash an hour ago, but he was suddenly struck with a procrastoleptic fit.

Etymology: procrastination + narcolepsy

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Possumvent

Created by: jboehnker

Pronunciation: poss' um vent

Sentence: When faking a seizure in order to possumvent a history test, it is important to remember to wet your pants for that extra bit of realism.

Etymology: possum + circuumvent

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Chorefit

Deadpanlives

Created by: Deadpanlives

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Scrubfreeze

Created by: mdschermer

Pronunciation: SCRUB-freeze

Sentence: After dinner, everyone spontaneously developed scrubfreeze - until I told them I had a dishwashing machine.

Etymology: to scrub + to freeze

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Choriosis

Created by: wniffene

Pronunciation: Chore-eo-sis

Sentence: When mom asked Billy to mow the lawn he developed a clear choriosis limp.

Etymology: Chore+Any disease that ends in osis.

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Lazick

lebeast

Created by: lebeast

Pronunciation: lay-zick

Sentence: After learning she had to cook for 234 guests that evening, she became very lazick, and unable to complete the task at hand.

Etymology: lazy+sick

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Taskophobia

Created by: kdhills

Pronunciation: tas-co-FO-be-ah

Sentence: taskophobia struck as soon as dishes were mentioned.

Etymology: task, -phobia

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Choreshirking

Created by: matkline

Pronunciation: Just as it is spelled.

Sentence: "I'm so sick of James' choreshirking - I think I want a divorce."

Etymology: Portmanteau of chore and shirk.

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Falsilnicity

Created by: msterling

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Falstubbornazy

Created by: paperpieces

Pronunciation: Fal-stuh-born-nay-zee

Sentence: I don't know if I can go out tonight, I have a lot of work to do, I could falstubbornaze and sneak out?

Etymology: Fal- meaning false, stubborn meaning selfish, -azy from lazy.

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Flushidle

Created by: skelk

Pronunciation: Flush-iddle

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Taskaphobiysim

Created by: stormee

Pronunciation: task-a-foebee-ism

Sentence: Her husband had a sudden attack of taskaphoiyism when it came time to mow the lawn.

Etymology: A sudden illness related to task related work.

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Flegate

Created by: currentlyinsolitude

Pronunciation: fli-gate

Sentence: When asked to sweep the floor, Jon flegated, and had to be rushed to the hospital.

Etymology: German

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Lazibolism

Created by: tanayaruff

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Laxanthropy

whimsy

Created by: whimsy

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Sentence: Marie was conveniently overwhelmed by a case of laxanthropy when it came time to clean up after the party.

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Hypochondrasicalia

Created by: ArsMajika

Pronunciation: HIGH-po-KOHN-dra-SIK-ah-lia

Sentence: "Unfortunately, Albert could not mow the lawn when asked, as he contracted a sudden case of Hypochondrasicalia"

Etymology: Derived from Hypochondriac and Lackadaisical.

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Lazynticate

Created by: PapaChabre

Pronunciation: lay-ZIN-ti-cate

Sentence: Promptly after being asked to mow the lawn, John was found lazinticating.

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COMMENTS:

Hey! Are you implying that all fat guys with beards are lazy? Because it could possibly be true and therefore that may be a hate crime! You'll be hearing from my lawyer =P - PapaChabre, 2006-12-13: 23:10:00

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Idleapse

Created by: Drooboy

Pronunciation: I-dull-ah-ps

Sentence: Brian suffered a devastating idleapse when confronted with the dishes.

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Lathazy

Created by: socialyabusd

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Choritis

Created by: chill

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Chorolepsy

Created by: Vermithrax

Pronunciation: Chore-o-lep-see

Sentence: Dad has chorolepsy, I can't wake him up!

Etymology: Chore - work around the house olepsy - last part of narcolepsy. ;)

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Slackochondria

Created by: thewbert

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Sentence: After our driveway was buried in 6 feet of snow, I was suddenly overcome with a bad case of slackochondria.

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Labourcede

Created by: Kevcom2007

Pronunciation: lay/bour/seed

Sentence: Daddy Joe had a severe case of labourcede when it came time to do simple household chores, like getting off the couch and doing the dishes.

Etymology: labour + cede (surrender)

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Cantbearseditis

Created by: LordJono

Pronunciation: Can't-be-arsed-itis

Sentence: John had lots of work to do, but was struck down with a terminal case of cantbearseditis

Etymology: The feeling of 'can't be arsed' as a potentially contagious disease.

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Dishporia

lordelph

Created by: lordelph

Pronunciation: dish-*pore*-ree-ah

Sentence: I'm afraid your husband has uncurable dishporia

Etymology: In the middle ages, the dish-poor were peasants flogged for failing to complete chores assigned by the lord of the manor. The Victorians contracted this to dishpor, with Charles Dickens popularising the use of "dishporia" in The Pickwick Papers.

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Domesticphobia

Created by: barkskin

Pronunciation: dom-est-ic-phob-i-a

Sentence: Brian has domesticphobia

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Slackmaster

Created by: moltentim

Pronunciation: slak/mas/ter

Sentence: Mary's husband avoids work like a slackmaster.

Etymology: Of relation to a couch potato

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Hypogondria

Created by: josje

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Maturaphobia

Created by: jonique

Pronunciation: maturaphobia (ma*chur*a*fob*ee*a)

Sentence: Daddy forgot to pick me up from school due to his maturaphobia.

Etymology: maturaphobia stems from the word "mature", which is to grow and learn over a certain time period, and the word "phobia", which is to fear something. These two words together create "a fear of maturity or maturing"

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Ditchitis

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: dich/i/tis

Sentence: Thankfully, a severe attack of "Ditchitis" happened to prevent him from having to clean out the platypus pond bowl, mend his well-worn long-johns, and fix a broken teapot for his spouse.

Etymology: ditch: duck or avoid at all costs + itis: a disease of convenience

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Chorefever

Created by: ckknh

Pronunciation: Chore Fee' ver

Sentence: Every time I ask my daughter to clean her room, she is immobilized by chorefever and doesn't recover until the next day.

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Workitis

Created by: MShort

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Spontyrigor

solsticesword

Created by: solsticesword

Pronunciation: sponte-rigor

Sentence: The man succumed to spontyrigor with a sudden fit of coughs.

Etymology: From spontanious meaning unexpected and rigor mortise, a phase of death.

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Narcolazy

Created by: tenunda

Pronunciation: GNAR koh lay zee

Sentence: Why is Phil asleep? Oh, He's not, it's just and episode of narcolazy.

Etymology: "Narco", from the Ancient Greek "nark," which means numbness. "lazy" etymology is here: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=lazy. The combination is an original construction.

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Malaze

Created by: verbatul

Pronunciation: Muh-laze

Sentence: The quick, brown fox jumped over the malazin' dog

Etymology: Malaise + Laze

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Workolepsy

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wərkəlepsē

Sentence: Whenever the subject of chores comes up Ralph develops a strange condition where he instantly nods off. He has tried his protest that it is a medical condition called workolepsy. The only problem is that every time he makes an effort to explain, he dozes off.

Etymology: work (activity involving mental or physical effort) + Narcolepsy (a condition characterized by an extreme tendency to fall asleep whenever in relaxing surroundings)

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:) - galwaywegian, 2010-12-07: 09:57:00

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Wowmiwuvlyhuzband

Created by: mememe

Pronunciation: wow-me-wuvly-huzband

Sentence: your father is a wowmiwuvlyhuzband he is.

Etymology: derived from the words wow, my , lovely, and husband.

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Lazeitis

Werebear

Created by: Werebear

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Tascquarade

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: Task-ah-rade

Sentence: Every time someone asks me to help them with chores, I put on a tascquarade.

Etymology: task+evade+masquerade

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Fatigusdomesticus

Hindolbittern

Created by: Hindolbittern

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Necrolepsy

Created by: GhostShip

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Chronicworkapation

Created by: ChrisCarrk

Pronunciation: kronik-work-ah-pay-shun

Sentence: Suddenly, Bob had an attack of chronicworkapation and fell down to the floor!

Etymology: chronic + work

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Feignting

Created by: Mauserketi

Pronunciation: Fayn-ting

Sentence: Don't worry, Bob didn't faint. He's only feignting.

Etymology: From faint and feign.

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Spurimalaiseria

Created by: erwalter

Pronunciation: spu·ri·ma·laise·ria

Sentence: Bobby's spurimalaiseria prevented him from taking his final exam and resulted in his falining out of college

Etymology: spurious + malaise + ria

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Vigormortis

Created by: zwillinger

Pronunciation: viggerMORtiss

Sentence: Tom was overcome with VIGORMORTIS whenever asked to do anything strenuous.

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Chorevasia

Created by: attis

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Sentence: The sound of vacuuming and a serious case of chorevasia put him out of action for hours.

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Slothopathic

Created by: alphabetapolothology

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Sentence: I'd ask him to fix it, but he's a total slothopath.

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Rigoravoidis

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: rigərəvoidəs

Sentence: The old gang liked to get together for a dinner out about once a month. Whenever it came time to pay the bill Wesley seems to come down with a case of rigoravoidis, unable to bend his elbow enough to reach either the tabletop or his wallet.

Etymology: rigor mortis (stiffening of the joints and muscles of a body a few hours after death) + avoid (keep away from or stop oneself from doing something)

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Sounds like he wass checkcident prone! - Nosila, 2009-08-03: 23:01:00

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Nocandoitis

widjet22

Created by: widjet22

Pronunciation: Just read it.

Sentence: She is often plagued by "nocandoitis," and misses a lot of work.

Etymology: From the phrase "No can do." And from "itis," meaning to inflame.

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Procrastindie

Created by: bortman

Pronunciation: pro-CRAS-tin-die

Sentence: Daddy procrastindied when mommy asked him to do the dishes.

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Fuxing

Created by: Adamson

Pronunciation: fux-ing

Sentence: My dad is fuxing all day, never does a thing.

Etymology: fox (crafty as a)

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Possuming

Created by: zeddhead

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Mortachore

Lonflobber

Created by: Lonflobber

Pronunciation: Mort-a-chore-ay

Sentence: Donald was suffering from an acute case of mortachore due to his wife's incessant nagging.

Etymology: "Morte"from the Italian for death, and "chore", a routine task

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Uberapatheticism

Created by: anacani

Pronunciation: uber- apathetic -ism

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Ergasm

Created by: wattoo

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Sentence: When his wife asked him to mow the lawn, he ergasmed all over the floor.

Etymology: A combination of ergo (meaning work) and asm mfron spasm.

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Exerthaustion

Created by: golux13

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Sentence: Bob took to his bed with a case of exerthaustion when Marge asked him to vacuum the upstairs hall.

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Laboracide

Created by: janham

Pronunciation: lay-bore-a-syd

Sentence: John went into laboracide after he was told to do the dishes.

Etymology: labor-as in work a-just there to make it cooler cide-as in suicide

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Opossumism

Created by: ashelbane

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Hypochoria

Created by: bozzerino

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Etymology: hypochondria chore

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Shmurg

Created by: tpm01

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Sentence: The son didn't want to mow the grass for his father so he decided to shmurg and have to stay on the couch all day.

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Grompulate

Created by: travis

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Shirkaholic

Created by: haroldbarold

Pronunciation: shurk-uh-hall-ick (rhymes with workaholic)

Sentence: Daddy was too drunk to make the weekly Shirkaholics Anonymous meeting yet again.

Etymology: shirk + aholic from "workaholic"

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Nochorism

Created by: Dormin87

Pronunciation: No-chore-is-um

Sentence: Bob suddenly came down with nochorism when it was time to take the trash out again.

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Foopitude

Created by: fooop

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Dishphobia

Created by: timida83

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Tempacitated

Created by: breaddough

Pronunciation: tem-pass-ih-tayted

Sentence: When the time came to take out the garbage, he always managed to become tempacitated for just enough time for someone else to do it.

Etymology: just look at the word

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Choredeath

Created by: desman

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Hypochondrelepsy

librarygrrrl

Created by: librarygrrrl

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Nublo

Created by: tazarte

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Chorebolia

Created by: mloewnau2

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Shirkitis

Created by: Fleury

Pronunciation: sherk-EYE-tiss

Sentence: Bob came down with a sudden case of shirkitis when he heard the sound of the vacuum cleaner.

Etymology: "shirk" (to evade work) + "-itis" (suffix used in pathological terms that denotes an inflamation of organs

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Disinterestation

Created by: Puptentacle

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Sentence: Obviously he is suffering from advanced disinterestation.

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Workolepsy

Created by: Wriiight

Pronunciation: work/o/lep/sy (long o sound in second syllable)

Sentence: When things need to be done you can count on his workolepsy disorder to kick in.

Etymology: work + narcolepsy

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Choreitis

Created by: Hilary

Pronunciation: "chore" + "itis". easy.

Sentence: Daddy will be fine, Emily. He's just caught another bout of choreitis.

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Temporamortis

Created by: Jewlicious

Pronunciation: TEM pruh mohr tis

Sentence: I had a bout of temporamortis earlier today, but I should be fine now.

Etymology: From the latin root temp- for time and mortis for death

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Taskophobia

Created by: iceburgamy

Pronunciation: tas-co-FO-be-ah

Sentence: taskophobia struck as soon as dishes were mentioned.

Etymology: task, -phobia

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Impossum

Trystera

Created by: Trystera

Pronunciation: im-PAHS-some

Sentence: Shortly after Sarah asked Bernard to mow the lawn, she found him bedridden, playing impossum.

Etymology: Possum: Latin verb meaning "to be able" Im-: prefix meaning "not" "playing possum" : a defensive tactic of pretending to be dead so that predators have no interest in attacking

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Workitis

Created by: eledh

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Eschewitis

Created by: sisternyx

Pronunciation: es-shoo-i-tis

Sentence: Mom said the reason Dad has a headache every Saturday and can't go to grandma's house with us is that he has eschewitis.

Etymology: eschew itis

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Illude

Created by: vincent

Pronunciation: Ill-ood

Sentence: Unbeknownst to his mother, little Billy would illude his chores at every opportunity.

Etymology: Ill + Elude

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Possuming

Created by: LlamaMan

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Slackipseudoailment

knave

Created by: knave

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Hooverastication

Created by: lottie

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Lazillnerous

Created by: Hjason

Pronunciation: la-zill-ner-ous

Sentence: Oh, honey, can you please do the dishes for me because I am so lazillnerous.

Etymology: lazy-illness-rouse

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Cumbascuprity

Created by: dalilpimpster

Pronunciation: come-buh-scroop-rity

Sentence: The man's cumbascruprity disabled him from work today.

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Chorennui

Created by: boutros9

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Taskphyxiate

Created by: DarthWader

Pronunciation: task fix ee 8

Sentence: Daddy was taskphyxiated by the piling snow in the driveway.

Etymology: task (work, business, havings-to-do) + asphyxiate (to kill by depriving of air)

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Celaboraeger

Created by: Geekazoid

Pronunciation: hard c pronounce ke lAbor Ager (capitals are long vowels)

Sentence: I'm such a celaboraeger that when my mom wants me to do chores i pretend i'm dead

Etymology: noun verb is celaboraeging comes from the latin words cela : to hide laborat: to work aeger: to be sick

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Downforthecountability

Created by: TheBocaj

Pronunciation: DOWN-for-thuh-KOUN-tuh-BIL-i-tee

Sentence: Steve was asked to clean his room on Saturday; however, when his mother checked up on him at lunchtime, she discovered he had contracted yet another case of downforthecontability, which put him out of commission until dinner was served.

Etymology: To be out for the fight [down for the count] when others are relying on you [accountability]

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Zombitious

Created by: puregoofy27

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Jibberitis

Created by: katied

Pronunciation: jib (like in sailing) er (like when flumoxed) i (like one of the ones you see with) tiss (self explanatory)

Sentence: The lazy bastard has a severe case of jibberitis

Etymology: Developed from the word 'jib' which has multiple meanings, one of which is 'to refuse to comply', thus a 'jibber' is one who refuses to comply. The addition of the suffix 'itis' shows the excessive preoccupation with, indulgence in, reliance on the art o

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Oporeraphobia

Created by: Empyreal

Pronunciation: oh-pore-er-a-fo-bee-a

Sentence: Oporereaphobia is the fear of work.

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Possumize

Created by: red11385

Pronunciation: poss-uhm-ize

Sentence: Dad possimized when asked to mow the lawn, but miraculously recovered when his buddy asked him to the football game.

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Labore

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lay bor

Sentence: After just a few months, Hilary discovered that her hubby, Bill, was a labore. When asked to do something minute, like vacuum or empty the dishwasher, he became ill, even in trying to summon the courage to follow his wife's instructions. The excuses were always alike..."My head hurts...I have a fever, Oh. my back...". but she felt the same as most women in her situation..."Wait till you go through childbirth before you tell me how much your body hurts..."

Etymology: Labor ( worker) & Bore (cause to be bored; tedious, so lacking in interest as to become bored)

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Chorewithdrawl

Created by: Abbers

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Sicktrick

Created by: pianowiresmile

Pronunciation: Sik-trik

Sentence: Oh, that Theodore. He pulls a sicktrick at least three times a week!

Etymology: To feign an illness (sick), and pull a scheme (trick.)

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Workophobic

Created by: kevinrio

Pronunciation: Work O Phobic

Sentence: "Honey, I have learnt a new word today, it's 'workophobic'. Ask me to do something and you'll understand its meaning!"

Etymology: work - phobic

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- kevinrio, 2006-12-13: 14:32:00

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Rigormorvenience

sargent1

Created by: sargent1

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Etymology: Very convenient Rigor Mortis

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Hypacleaniac

Created by: kimbo123

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Sentence: He's always sick when there is work to be done. He's a hypacleaniac.

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Hypershundriation

Created by: Rustkill

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Sentence: Whenever he saw dirty dishes he began to experience hypershundriation.

Etymology: From hypochondria and shun.

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Lazipossumate

Created by: lennyjaxn

Pronunciation: Ley-zee-POS-uh-meyt

Sentence: The request of Mrs. Johnson for her husband to clean out the garage caused the unfortunate man to lazipossumate until she left.

Etymology: From the low German lasich - languid, and American Indian opposum - he who plays dead

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Avoiditis

Created by: McWhoopass

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This inflammation of the avoidance gland causes several overt symptoms that can be mistaken for illness, disablility, and in some extreme cases death. Caution should be used in treating victims of avoiditis as any percieved work on the part of the suffere - McWhoopass, 2006-12-13: 14:58:00

...sufferer could result in heightened symptoms - McWhoopass, 2006-12-13: 14:58:00

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Lazilepsy

Created by: walkingdistraction

Pronunciation: laze-i-leps-ie

Sentence: His bizarre condition, lazilepsy, has caused him to miss work for 3 days this week.

Etymology: lazy+epilepsy

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Assistosis

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ass-is-toe-sis

Sentence: When asked by his wife to help get the groceries from the car, Bob was overcome by an unexpected bout of assistosis.

Etymology: assist, osis

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Weetotaller

Created by: helanren

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Sentence: Uncle Joe used to be a workaholic, but after thorough counselling he is now a healthy weetotaller

Etymology: obvious opposite of workaholic, mimicking the relation between t-totaller and alcoholic

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After some more thinking, I have decided weewowaller would be better. Totally incomprehensible I guess, but it sounds so much better! - helanren, 2006-12-14: 12:19:00

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Workalepsi

Created by: Dancebert

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Antiproactive

bothra

Created by: bothra

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Sentence: Jim became antiproactive when Ben mentioned the lawn needed cutting.

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Suilly

Created by: Fittefisk

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Sentence: I'd rather be suilly!

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Convenimortis

Harukio

Created by: Harukio

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Sentence: When ever Smith was approached to work on a project, he was overcome by sudden convenimortis and would not come to until his lunch break.

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Slobajob

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: slob-a-job

Sentence: Uri was such a slobajob, well able to make a mess but incapable of cleaning one up.

Etymology: Messy recycling of 1) Slob, somebody who would live in the own excrement and 2) Bob-a-job, to do a small task in return for a reward, especially by boy scouts.

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I know a few slobajobs... But I refuse to clean up after them. (Actually I just pretend to refuse, because I can't stand the mess.) - jrogan, 2009-08-04: 07:21:00

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Discociaversolepsy

Created by: kun2sang

Pronunciation: diSOsiaVERsolepsi

Sentence: his dribble stains indelibly recorded a sililoquy on a morbid disasociaversolepsy triggered by the washing up

Etymology: derived from Keanu R (private idaho)

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Hypoconmandriac

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hie poh kon mand ree ak

Sentence: A hypoconmandriac calle Joe Picked up germs whereever he's go. but his flu symptoms flew when the work whistle blew, as he sprinted for the exit do'

Etymology: hypochondriac, con man

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Sherkitis

Created by: barcafc2003

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Hypolethargiac

Created by: misnomer

Pronunciation: Hi/po/le/thar/gee/ak

Sentence: The man was a hypolethargiac; the thought of visiting his in-laws caused George to come down suddenly with a very serious case of some obscure affliction.

Etymology: Hypochondriac; lethargy.

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Lurgy

Created by: CrimsonAngel666

Pronunciation: lur-gee

Sentence: Suddenly, John lurgied all over the floor at the mention of laundry.

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Grenkling

Created by: taftouf

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Laborisavoidus

Created by: geekgrrl

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Sentence: 'Gee Hon, I would love to help do the dishes, but you know that I suffer from LaborisAvoidus.'

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Slunked

Created by: man835

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Sentence: Man, Todd totally slunked on us.

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Dishwaterdiarrhea

Created by: Zengief

Pronunciation: dish-water-diarrhea

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Chorealepsy

Created by: Blacklight

Pronunciation: Chore-a-lespsy

Sentence: Dad has a rare disease called chorealepsey

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Latharengitis

Created by: dinglejerry

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Sentence: When his dad told him to mow the lawn, Billy instantly became stricken with Latharengitis.

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Chorepossum

Created by: kafka

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Sentence: At the first sign of work relegation, some will chorepossum, or feign death to escape strenuous labor.

Etymology: chore+opossum

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Andycapped

Created by: Thunderfoot

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Sentence: Whenever Doris asks Jim to do anything during Monday Night Football, Jim suddenly becomes andycapped.

Etymology: From the cartoon character Andy Capp, who is a lazy, unmotivated drunkard.

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Deathargic

Created by: Jhurk

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Sentence: "John became deathargic when asked to rake the lawn"

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Impossumate

Created by: coinstar

Pronunciation: im-pau-sum-ate (v); see also impossumator, impossumation

Sentence: "Forged over decades of daily performances -- whenever anything needed to get done -- Larry's impossumation skills were legendary throughout the entended family."

Etymology: Active rather than passive verb (defintion should be clarified), from the Latin noun "possuma", an intentional role or affectation based on the unique fight-or-flight behavior of the North American marsupial, the opossum.

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Abchorance

Created by: plewis

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Gluttering

Created by: Anctus

Pronunciation: Glu/te/ring

Sentence: And once he was asked to clean the toilet he fell gluttering to the floor.

Etymology: Gluttony+loitering

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Lazilectitude

Created by: kmccardle

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Shaftability

Created by: Fristine

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Possumnation

Created by: DIKIDI

Pronunciation: pah-sum-NA-shun

Sentence: possumnation always strikes my children right at room cleaning time.

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Mortifugaciousness

oxhead

Created by: oxhead

Pronunciation: I think the two words, mortify and fugacious, flow well into each other

Sentence: He's suffering a bout of mortifugaciousness.

Etymology: Latin...mors, mort: death fugax > fugacious: temporary

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Testostrance

jwalter32

Created by: jwalter32

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Sentence: Doris began to take advantage of George's testostrances, using those opportunities to meet Ramon inside of Baker's Shoes while her husband dozed on a mall bench nearby.

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Slothitus

Created by: Flakey

Pronunciation: 'slOth-'I-t&s

Sentence: I beleive he is suffering from slothitus, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome or "yuppie flu".

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Emplochondriac

Created by: Guthlaf1

Pronunciation: EM-plo-CHON-dree-ak

Sentence: Robert had a recurring problem - his emplochondriac tendencies surfaced every summer.

Etymology: emplo - from Latin 'implicari', to be involved chondria - from ancient Sumerian, to be conning yourself

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Responsibitis

Created by: hugecranium

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Sentence: Carl came down with a severe case of responsibitis when asked to take out the trash.

Etymology: My cat said it the other day.

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Menagitis

Created by: sweetclarity

Pronunciation: m-eh-n-ah-j-eye-t-ih-s.

Sentence: "I have some bad news: it's menagitis."

Etymology: from the French "menage", meaning "household chores" & the dead language "itis", meaning "sickness". The resemblance to "meningitis" is completely uncoincidental.

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Slackout

Created by: Jonno

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Sentence: Being of a slothful disposition, Jed was prone to slackout during Spring cleaning.

Etymology: A blackout suffered by the slack.

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Incapoopitated

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

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Sentence: I was unable to carry the groceries because I was incapoopitated.

Etymology: incapacited + pooped

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Falistoma

Created by: gerardosc05

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Laboratose

Created by: gogogadget

Pronunciation: Lay-boor-a-toes

Sentence: When Sally's mother told her to finish her homework, a laboratose feeling swept over her, forcing her to continue watching LOST reruns.

Etymology: labor+comatose

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Slackpawed

Created by: chale

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Sentence: My dad fell slackpawed to the floor when he saw the vacuum cleaner.

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Lazyperform

Created by: 321JOS

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Sentence: All Spartans are lazyperform

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Helpochondriac

Created by: john621

Pronunciation: help-o-kon-dree-ak

Sentence: Everytime the lawn needs mowing you get a new disease, I think you're making it up you helpochondriac.

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Conveniolesce

Created by: Trivigo

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Sentence: I knew that the sore ankle would give the chance to conveniolesce Saturday instead of mowing the lawn.

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Boredillness

Created by: SlRf24

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Chorepox

Created by: lela2210

Pronunciation: chorh-poks

Sentence: He would have helped with the ironing, but he was struck by a crippling yet strangely short lived case of chorepox.

Etymology: chore: A small or odd job pox: A disease characterised by multiple skin pustules

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Laziitis

Created by: lucyof2009

Pronunciation: lazy-itis

Sentence: Sorry boss, I can't come to work today; I have laziitis.

Etymology: Combination of the word lazy and the suffix "itis" which usually describes a disease.

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Crumblethize

zombiebex

Created by: zombiebex

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Workalepsy

Created by: alteredcarbon

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Effortaphobia

Created by: babel

Pronunciation: ef-fort-a-pho-bee-a

Sentence: Billy always felt a sudden rush of effortaphobia whenever the ironing board was near.

Etymology: effort + phobia

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Intellazified

Created by: Teresa

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Lacksidasichondria

jeremiahbritt

Created by: jeremiahbritt

Pronunciation: lahk-sih-daiz-ih-kon-dree-ah

Sentence: As I lay pinned under the armoire, I wished Jane's lacksidasichondria hadn't convinced her she had spontaneously generated lupus.

Etymology: lacksidasical + hyperchondria

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Ergosis

Created by: sir67

Pronunciation: ur go sis

Sentence: erg - unit of work osis - suffix, disease or abnormal condition

Etymology: After being informed that the lawn needed mowing, Pat was struck within an acute case of ergosis.

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Suddenchoreattacksyndrome

Created by: truefedwa

Pronunciation: Sud-den-chor-at-tack-sen-drom

Sentence: "I'm sorry, ma'am. Your husband has Suddenchoreattacksyndrome. There's nothing we can do."

Etymology: Sudden+chore+attack+syndrome

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Errandeath

Created by: LadyJaffa

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Chorecoma

Created by: misterdoug

Pronunciation: 'chor kO-m&

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Laborcondria

Created by: gabngar

Pronunciation: Lay-bore-con-dree-uh

Sentence: Charley's laborcondria kicked in whenever he had to do his chores.

Etymology: Labor (work) + -condria (hypocondria)

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Choronary

gorillo

Created by: gorillo

Pronunciation: Chore-o-nary

Sentence: Bob had a choronary when I asked him to take out the trash.

Etymology: chore+coronary

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Vigormortis

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: vig-er-mawr-tis

Sentence: Tony is an active, if slightly paunchy, dad. He plays with the kids. He even rides his bike a couple days a week. A strange affliction hits him when household chores are mentioned. He immediately comes down with acute vigormortis, a condition where all energy drains from his body to the point that he can barely lift a finger. The cure comes as quickly as it manifests as soon as the chore is complete or even assigned to someone else.

Etymology: vigor (healthy physical or mental energy or power; vitality) + rigor mortis (the stiffening of the body after death)

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Mehlaise

Created by: emelenjr

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Olazitic

Created by: rikkyboy

Pronunciation: O-la-zi-tic

Sentence: If it wasn't for Fred being olazitic, he would've help around the house more often.

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Boreshock

Created by: akvoD3

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Sentence: After repeatedly being told to do his chores, Jenny suffered from boreshock.

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Fatalysis

Created by: Adamm

Pronunciation: Fay-tal-iss-iss

Sentence: "My brother comes over with a bout of Fatalysis at the mere sight of a dishcloth."

Etymology: A fusion of the words Fatal and Paralysis, as the "victim" becomes paralysed to such an extreme that a fatality is sometimes believed to have occoured.

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Comments:

Divakar - 2006-12-13: 02:03:00
Hey guys...I'm new and maybe I'm misunderstanding something. It's called "verbotomy" but do our words have to be verbs? Because to me, this seems to ask for an adjective. I mean, "To fake a sudden..." or "To react with sudden illness..." would sound more verbish.

wordmeister - 2006-12-13: 03:02:00
Hey Divakar, Any kind of word will do, as long as it is you can use it in a sentence. And the funnier that sentence that more votes you'll get...

verbatul - 2006-12-13: 07:54:00
Divakar has a point though. An attempt should be made to supply a verb when one is asked for (and still maintain wit).

BaruMonkey - 2006-12-13: 10:32:00
insofar as the name of the game is concerned... Verboseness, Verbosity (n) - An expressive style that uses excessive or empty words.

DarthWader - 2006-12-13: 11:53:00
I agree with Divakar... The definition begins with "To be..." not "The condition of..." Verb, verb, verb. Verb is the worb.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-12-13: 13:13:00
Hey Players,
As you may have noticed we have lot's of new Verbotomists. Welcome to everyone! We are working on setting up a grouping system, so that we can play in smaller groups... We will keep you posted, as we update the system! Cheers, James

warped - 2006-12-13: 13:40:00
Bah, I should read the list FIRST next time: I accidently ended up using someone else's word (shirkitis). Ah well. Also, grouping people into smaller groups would be great, it seems we got a flood of people from Jay Is Games...

wordmeister - 2006-12-13: 13:45:00
Hey read the sentence for Workumvent -- it's funny

TheCapn - 2006-12-13: 20:57:00
Im pretty sure there is a real word for this...

TheCapn - 2006-12-13: 21:16:00
There is, its "Malinger"

- 2006-12-13: 22:12:00
DarthWader, "verb" also refers to words and speech, as in the words "verbal" and "verbalize," or as BaruMonkey pointed out, "verbose." Thus this game is not about the part of speech called "verb," but rather about words in general.

oxhead oxhead - 2006-12-14: 00:09:00
Bifurcated Rivets posted a link to your site recently. That's how I got here.

missparaguay1991 - 2006-12-15: 10:34:00
James you are geniatic! how didn't I think of possibilizing such a fun game! At least we've you! Congreetings!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-12-17: 11:54:00
Hey missparaguay, Thanks for the compliment. What really amazes me, is the super-creativity of all our the players -- there are so many terrific words and sentences! ~ James

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