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Lielowing

Created by: jambo

Pronunciation: lie-lowing

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Avacant

Stackd

Created by: Stackd

Pronunciation: Ah-vay-can-t

Sentence: His avacant expression succeeded in avoiding all questions.

Etymology: Avoid and vacant

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Incommuninogo

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: im-ca-mewn-i-no-go

Sentence: Caller ID was the best thing to ever happen to Jason, who was able to to incommuninogo with a mere glance at the phone to confirm to whom he did not feel like talking. In person, friends could tell by a quick look at Jason's face if he was ready to engage or incommuninogo

Etymology: Incommunicado--In a state or condition in which one is unable or unwilling to communicate; In a manner in which communication with outsiders is not possible, for either voluntary or involuntary reasons, especially due to confinement or reclusiveness--replaced with no go at the end to imply a willful removal from interaction.

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Inexcessible

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in ex ses a bill

Sentence: Charlie thought The Stones were great and wore his earphones playing their hits all the time. It meant he did not hear the cries of his staff to get away from the bucket falling from the open door. When he fainted in the doorway, it was rendered inexcessible to the average man.

Etymology: Inacessible (capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all not capable of being obtained

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Avoidist

Created by: usareddy

Pronunciation: Avoid-ist

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Flakavoid

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation:

Sentence: God! He's such a flakevoid when it comes to introductions!

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Incallnito

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: ihn-kahl-NEE-toh

Sentence: Alex couldn't understand why his last date didn't return his 37 calls; little did he understand the power of going incallnito.

Etymology: incognito + call

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COMMENTS:

Good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-20: 18:17:00

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Ignoraphobic

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: ig/nor/a/fobic

Sentence: Due to all the papparazzi and bad press, Perez Hilton now and then becomes ignoraphobic, dodging all forms of communication no matter how juicy the tip, tidbit, rumor or photo. Believe it or not, sometimes even HE tires of the "spotlight."

Etymology: Ignore + Agoraphobic Ignoring, while staying in, due to becoming phobic.

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clever blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-17: 14:02:00

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Attendshungetter

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: at tend shun get ter

Sentence: Alan was always an attendshungetter, whether at work in the office or at home. He could zone out and retreat into his own little fantasy world to avoid other people such as meetings,classes, door-to-door sales people, his mother-in-law, his wife and anything or anyone else he chose to. In his mind, he travelled far away, usually on a spaceship or he replayed his favourite movie scenes. Some people thought he could astral-project himself, because he could recall no details when he "came back". On Halloween night he hid in the house in the dark, with the porchlight on, watching from behind the drapes to avoid the trick or treaters. His mind was like his home. Like his Mother had always said... the lights were on but there was no one home.

Etymology: Attend (give heed (to);be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.) & Shun (avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of) & Getter (a person who acquires as a result of some effort or action)

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metrohumanx ANOTHER Nosila classic! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-17: 01:29:00

metrohumanx AHA! Zone out ! I KNEW it wasn't just us. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-17: 11:32:00

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Homeevashun

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: hohmi-vey-shun

Sentence: Whenever a topic comes up at a staff meeting that he knows little about and can't talk about for four hours, Bob goes into his homeevadshun mode shutting out everything and everyone.

Etymology: HOMEEVADSHUN - play on HOME INVASION

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-19: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176. Thank you MrDave2176! ~ James

Osmosis - 2007-10-21: 23:15:00
Perhaps "denysolation" would be better for this definition and sentence.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-16: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176. Thank you MrDave2176. ~ James

'I think he's pretending that no one is home.'

DEFINITION: v., To avoid unwanted interruptions (visits, calls, or emails) by pretending to be unavailable, unreachable or unconscious. n., A person who pretends they are not home in order to avoid talking to someone.

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