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'Aaahhh! Stop the train! '

DEFINITION: v. To feel stressed and anxious and when your mobile phone runs out of battery power, drops its network connection, or in the worst case, gets misplaced and lost. n. A panic attack caused by an interruption in your mobile phone service.

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Cellanxious

Created by: queenjane75

Pronunciation: Sell-aink-shus

Sentence: Some neighbors figured Martha had been cheating on Ed, but really it was her cellanxious dependency to stay within a wireless service area that inspired him to leave her for good and head up to the mountains on a permanent hunting trip. He didn't feel like he was abandoning her as he packed up the jeep; he could see her through the dirty windows, talking on her damn cell phone.

Etymology: Cell+anxious

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Motorolapse

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: motor/olapse

Sentence: He had a motorolapse and could only be revived by loud ringtones.

Etymology: motorola + lapse

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COMMENTS:

Great word! - purpleartichokes, 2008-04-03: 18:46:00

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Discellusionment

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: dis/sell/oo/shun/ment

Sentence: Cathy froze in a state of complete discellusionment when her cellphone disconnected. The experience was so shocking that she remained cellibate forever after.

Etymology: disillusionment + cell + lose

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COMMENTS:

Great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-04: 04:54:00

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Phonozmiac

Created by: Gidaio

Pronunciation: fon-oz-me-ak

Sentence: The phonozmiac screamed, "Stop the train!!"

Etymology: I dunno. Just something that sounded cool. I guess "phone" + "phobiac."

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Breakupphobia

Created by: LARRYHOOVER

Pronunciation: brak-ahup-fo-be-ah

Sentence: i have breakuphobia with my women when were on the phone and i have bad service (Verizon :p) #attalltheway

Etymology: breakup-self explanatory phobia-scared

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Flipanic

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: flipanik

Sentence: Marcia is known to flipanic whenever she loses the signal for her cell. Her friends know the signs. First there is the look of dread on her face, followed by the quivering lip and finally the wailing and gnashing of teeth. Before she starts pulling out her hair they just need to nudge or move her to a spot where she can get bars.

Etymology: flip phone (The flip phone or clamshell is an electronics form factor which is in two or more sections that fold via a hinge) + panic (sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety)

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Ancellphobia

Created by: ThomasCannaday

Pronunciation: An-sell-foe-be-ah

Sentence: A lot of the teenage girls of the 21st century often suffer from Ancellphobia during school.

Etymology: An-Without Cell- Reference to a cell phone Phobia- Fear of

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Cellphonia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sell - FONE - ya

Sentence: The thought of not having contact with the 'outside' world for even a minute or two would cause Daphne to have fits of cellphonia bordering on outright hysteria.

Etymology: Blend of cell phone with phobia OR paranoia.

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COMMENTS:

And, dyspnonia, which is Diane Rehm's affliction. - stache, 2008-04-03: 18:48:00

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Ipanic

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Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: eye-panic

Sentence: Demetri began to iPanic as the power bled dry from his iPhone in the middle of an Angry Birds battle.

Etymology: i - apple prefix for everything; panic - to panic

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Cellulardysfunction

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: sel-U-lar-dis-func-tion

Sentence: Jill's bars suddenly dropped to zero as they approached the tunnel. Jill started to shake and sweat. She suffers from cellulardysfunction and the thought of "no phone service" makes her blood pressure soar.

Etymology: cellular/dysfunction

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Comments:

stache - 2008-04-03: 01:35:00
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stache - 2008-04-03: 01:37:00
to whom is credit for the definition owed, james?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-03: 07:55:00
Ah... Actually I made it up! Cheers ~ James

stache - 2008-04-03: 18:47:00
way to go.

youmustvotenato youmustvotenato - 2011-10-27: 15:30:00
holy smokes, half the universe gave a verboticism