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DEFINITION: n. The type of headache you get from buying too many things with your credit card. Note: Symptoms do not usually appear until the following month.v. To buy yourself a huge credit card headache.

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Credache

Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: KRED-eyk

Sentence: After three hours on hold with her bank, Jackie's credache was debtamorphosing into an arrearache.

Etymology: credit + headache

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COMMENTS:

petaj sounds debititating. - petaj, 2007-07-04: 03:46:00

sounds like a contageous strain of sellyoulitis. - galwaywegian, 2007-07-04: 06:24:00

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Migrastic

Created by: Paloma

Pronunciation: my-GRAS-tic

Sentence: My online shopping habit has created a migrastic-inducing monthy ritual of opening my credit-card bills.

Etymology: migraine + plastic

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Enderythralgia

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌɛndəɹɪˈθɹældʒiə/

Sentence: Enderythralgia is quite common and most medical experts consider it a rational response, and thus not a true pathology. Endomelanalgia (pain caused by _not_ being in the red) is a much rarer and more serious condition.

Etymology: end- (in) + erythr- (red) + -algia (pain) "pain caused by being in the red"

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Expentorture

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: ex - pend - tore - chur

Sentence: Jonathan was subjected to painful expendtorture every month when his credit card bills arrived. It hurt his brain to contemplate how to pay for his compulsive spending.

Etymology: expenditure, torture

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Shoppang

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: shop/pang

Sentence: A shoppang set in with the arrival of my MasterCard bill in the mail.

Etymology: shoppang - shop + pang (a sudden feeling of mental, or emotional distress)

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Signusheadache

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: sign/us/hed/ake

Sentence: I don't know which was worse, my signusheadache or the carpal tunnel in my writing wrist after mall hopping on Saturday.

Etymology: sign + sinus headache

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Sinvoice

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sinˌvois

Sentence: In order to compensiate for her breakup with her boyfriend, Joyce went on a shopping spree. She went through a considerable amount of plasticoin. Her euophoria lasted nearly a month until the sinvoice arrived.

Etymology: sin (an act regarded as a serious or regrettable fault, offense) + invoice (a list of goods sent or services provided, with a statement of the sum due for these; a bill)

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Painomonia

Created by: gonzo

Pronunciation: pain-o-monia

Sentence: He needs silence,darkness and money to cure a terrible painomonia

Etymology: pain- no money- pandemia

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Neuralgiamex

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Nyoor-al-jam-ex

Sentence: The worst, most menacing headache is the Neuralgiamex, for nothing and no one can heal the wounds of one's credit card.

Etymology: Neuralgia (headache) + amex ("American Express", a popular credit card)

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Moneyisticsoverintiowwoww

Created by: newspapertragedy

Pronunciation: money-is-tics-over-in-ti-ti-oww-oww

Sentence: After buying over 1,000 things with her credit card, Susie was having a severe case of Moneyisticsoverintiowwoww

Etymology: *blank*

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Comments:

petaj petaj - 2007-07-04: 03:45:00
Sounds debititating!

petaj petaj - 2007-07-04: 03:45:00
Oops, that was meant to be a comment on credache!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-16: 00:05:00
Today's definition was illustrated by Franke James. Thank you Franke. ~ James