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Ferventing

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: fur-vent-ing

Sentence: ferventing is just another word for displacing, the psychological defense mechanism...

Etymology: fervent+forwarding, as in email.

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Emotiredirection

Created by: Fenners

Pronunciation: e-moti-redirection

Sentence: I've been a bit emotiredirectional lately

Etymology: emotion redirection

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Emofection

ubgrud

Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: e-mo-fek-shon

Sentence: After being dumped by a post-it this morning, Kate has emofected everyone around with her foul mood.

Etymology: I would prefer emotional Infection, or a latin emopatheogenic maybe, but emofection was more naturally understandable.

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COMMENTS:

petaj emoflection would have been good too -- emotion + deflect - petaj, 2007-01-05: 20:19:00

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Emogashare

Created by: Hjason

Pronunciation: Emo-ga-share

Sentence: Just because you have been hanging out with those guys obsessed with bird calling, don't emogashare your tweets with me.

Etymology: Emotion+gather+share

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Emojettison

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: E-mo-JET-iss-on

Sentence: It's a great relief to emojettison after an hour with my neurotic friend.

Etymology: emotion (feeling) + jettison (unload)

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COMMENTS:

Clever! I like it. - Maureen, 2007-01-02: 18:14:00

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Moodiflect

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: moo dee fleckt

Sentence: Karen was a killer moodiflect, you could bet if she'd been to visit her mom in prison, she'd be very strange that day.

Etymology: from mood and deflect

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COMMENTS:

I wonder what she was like when she didn't go to prison? - wordmeister, 2007-01-02: 16:09:00

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Forwardfeel

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: fore-ward-feel

Sentence: He knew that her hatred towards his mother was going to be a forwardfeel towards him. It would manifest itself in the form of her refraining to do his laundry.

Etymology: forward (transmit, send) + feel (to be emotionally affected by)

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Transnubstantiation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: tranz/snub/stan/siay/shun

Sentence: What a weight off my shoulders to practice transnubstatiation on an ususpecting passerby after being snubbed by another.

Etymology: transubstantiation + snub

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COMMENTS:

Funny! - wordmeister, 2007-01-02: 12:59:00

thanks wordmeister - Jabberwocky, 2007-01-03: 16:35:00

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Comforage

Created by: Chistinalove

Pronunciation: come - for - rage

Sentence: She's constantly yelling at me because of her comforage

Etymology: comfort and rage

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Convibe

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /k&n-'vIb/

Sentence: Krisna was a very well-balanced person, partly because he would convibe any negativity he received onto his computer. His computer, on the other hand, was just plain miserable.

Etymology: from convey + vibe

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Comments:

Carole - 2007-01-02: 22:55:00
Good one Peta, yours has the same meaning as mine. Emotedump.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-08-07: 09:28:00
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'Don't kitty me!'

DEFINITION: v. To collect all the emotional energy you receive from one person, and then share it with the very next person you meet. n. Emotional transference.

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