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Blackberiberi

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: blahk behree behree

Sentence: It was the worst case of blackberiberi ever seen, causing severe iphobia and naukea

Etymology: blackberry beriberi

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COMMENTS:

phonetically perfect! - Nosila, 2011-10-26: 07:20:00

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Serviceinterruptus

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: sur'/vis/in/tuh/rup'/tus

Sentence: Lucy became quite anxious whenever she was without cell phone cabability. What if her friends were trying to reach her? What if there were an emergency at home? How would she ever know the correct time?? Serviceinterruptus always left Lucy feeling lonely and unsatisfied.

Etymology: service - the supplier or supplying of commodities demanded by the public (water, gas, cell phone usage) + coitus interruptus - interruption of sexual intercourse

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COMMENTS:

Ha! I was gonna do callitusinterruptus. - purpleartichokes, 2008-04-03: 18:45:00

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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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Cellparation

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: cell-par-a-tion

Sentence: Kat experienced cellparation anxiety one morning when her blackberry died abruptly in the middle of a tweet. Realizing that she would have to communicate face to face with people, she began to panic and tried to call in a sick day. Unfortunately, she did not have a landline, so she spent the morning cowering in her cubicle until lunch when she could go to the mall for a new cell fix.

Etymology: cell+separation: wordplay on separation anxiety disorder

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-22: 13:10:00

Really good word. - splendiction, 2009-05-22: 21:54:00

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Tunnaphobia

Created by: sammyclark

Pronunciation: tun-ah-fo-bee-ah

Sentence: to feel distressed and panicy about losing cell phone reception in a tunnel

Etymology:

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Cellxiety

Created by: Lauren19

Pronunciation: cell-ex-ziedy

Sentence: The woman has major cellxiety and couldn't let anything happen to her phone. She could not part from it.

Etymology: cell- mobile device exiety- to keep at all times.

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Roamophobe

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: Rohm-ah-fobe

Sentence: Bruce, with his pink Razr phone and its several Hello Kitty charms attached, would openly weep in roamophobic terror when the bus would enter the Lincoln Tunnel. How was he supposed to watch reruns of Project Runway with no bars?

Etymology: roam - use of a cell phone outside of one's calling area, phobe - person who has a particular phobia

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COMMENTS:

very funny sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 10:58:00

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Igmobilephobia

Created by: sjacksonnnn4

Pronunciation: Igg-Mobile-Fobia

Sentence: igmobilephobia has gotten the best of me, i need to get out of these mountains!

Etymology: ig- without, mobile, phobia- fear

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Cellophobia

Created by: mwgloe21

Pronunciation: Cell-O-Phobia

Sentence: Jane suffered from cellophobia when she went through a tunnel.

Etymology: cell, -phobia-fear of

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Mobophobia

Created by: chilligarlic

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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

'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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