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Smugklutz

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: smuhg-kluhtz

Sentence: As usual, Willie was a smugklutz, seemingly unaware of the huge mess he'd again created in trying to help Amy format her PC and was quite self satisfied with his efforts.

Etymology: Blend of 'smug' (contentedly confident of one's ability, superiority) and 'klutz' (a stupid or foolish person; blockhead)

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Contemptment

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: kənˈtɛm(p)tm(ə)nt

Sentence: George was so full of contemptment for his neighbours he just loved giving them a dig out, a generous helping of klutz pie was always on hand when George was around. Alas, by the time he was finished he needed an alias.

Etymology: A fusing of 1-contempt: a feeling of disrespect or scorn 2-contentment a feeling of inner peace and satisfaction

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Wrecktify

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: rektəfī

Sentence: Wesley can wrecktify almost any situation. He is all-too-ready to jump in where he should never tread. Fix your computer? Sure! The fact that he can't figure out how to reply to an e-mail should be a clue but his eager willingness often fools his victims. Got something that's working poorly? Better start saving for a new one.

Etymology: Wreck (something, esp. a vehicle or building, that has been badly damaged or destroyed) + rectify (put something right; correct)

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COMMENTS:

nice! - galwaywegian, 2009-02-02: 05:04:00

nice blend! - wayoffcenter, 2009-02-02: 06:32:00

sounds familiar - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:03:00

wonderful word...captures it exactly. - mweinmann, 2009-02-02: 17:14:00

We have a wrecktile dysfunction theme here today! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:05:00

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Dumbassistance

Created by: milorush

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Badsist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad sist

Sentence: No one ever asked Eddy for help, but he always popped up when something needed done and usually made it worse. His killing flies with a sledgehammer was just another way he could badsist his friends...

Etymology: Bad (not good,having undesirable or negative qualities) & Assist (help)

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Indestructive

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: in-de-struc-tive

Sentence: Jim was indestructive whenever he decided to help his kids with their homework. Eventually, his wife forbade him to speak to them until they were finished.

Etymology: instructive: conveying knowledge, enlightening + destructive: detrimental, causing harm

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Aggravarian

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ag/ra/var/i/an

Sentence: Joey's helpful nature combined with his klutziness makes him more of an aggravarian than a Good Samaritan when he helps his friends.

Etymology: AGGRAVARIAN - noun - from AGGRAVATE (to make worse, or more severe) + GOOD SAMARITAN (one who is compassionate and helpful to a person in distress)

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COMMENTS:

Very nice word play - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:09:00

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Auxeddamn

Created by: Artomun

Pronunciation: AHKS-eh-dam

Sentence: n. The aid provided by Robert turned out, in the end, to be an auxeddamnation. v. In the end, Robert's auxeddamning resulted in the demise of my laptop.

Etymology: Auxilium- aid (Latin); sed- but (Latin); damnum- damage (Latin).

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Satassistfaction

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sat ass ist fak shun

Sentence: I can't get no Satassistfaction, I can't get no Satassistfaction 'Cause I try and I'm shy and I'm a guy and I cry I can't get no, I can't get no, no,no no,no ay hay hay hay! That's what I say.... When I'm drivin' in your car And a man comes on the radio He's telling me more and more About some useless information Supposed to fire my imagination I can't get no, oh no no no Hey hey hey, that's what I say I can't get no Satassistfaction ... (With Apologies to Mick & the Boys...maybe it should be Sadassistfaction...)

Etymology: Satisfaction (the contentment you feel when you have done something right) & Assist ( the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose)

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COMMENTS:

Oh how this song fits the the definition! I like sadassistfaction as much as satassistfaction! Cheers, you gave us two for the road! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:12:00

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Wreckignition

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: reck-ig-nish-un

Sentence: Erwin thought that he deserved a little wreckignition for trying to be helpful. Dan thought otherwise. Dan was absolutely furious after Erwin had washed his brand new Porsche with a kitchen scourer, cleaned a spilt chocolate shake off the leather upholstery with turpentine, and filled up the gas tank, with diesel.

Etymology: 1.wreck - to cause the ruin or destruction of. - a vehicle in a state of ruin. 2.recognition - the acknowledgement of kindness or of something valid.

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Great word...wreckless imagination! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:08:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-02: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-17: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

'Dang! Missed again.'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone solve a problem only to make it worse... much worse. n. The satisfaction that comes from knowing you have done your best to help someone, even if it did not turn out as well as expected.

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