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Transferlament

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: trans-FER-leh-ment

Sentence: Whenever Sally was hit with negative emotions from her interactions with her mother, which was a very frequent occurrence, she would transferlament, laying all her tears and woes on her boyfriend Frankie.

Etymology: Bland of 'transfer' (to shift something or someone from one place to another) and 'lament' (to feel, show, or express grief, sorrow, or regret)

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Emotedump

Created by: Carole

Pronunciation: ee motey dump

Sentence: Cecil was completely floored by the vehemence of Conny's latest emotedump.

Etymology: emote/ emotion. dump/ drop, let go of load.

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Pissdemeanor

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pistdimēnər

Sentence: She really didn\\\'t like her job at the Mall with its annoying, self-centered customers. She would occasionally commit a pissdemeanor by re-directing her frustration at her co-workers or when she would get home and yell at the cat.

Etymology: pissed (very annoyed; angry) + misdemeanor (a minor wrongdoing) + demeanor (outward behavior or bearing, attitude)

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Poorboire

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: poor/bwire

Sentence: If you can't kick a gift horse in the mouth...at least leave a poorboire they'll never forget!

Etymology: variation of "pourboire" - a gift or gratuity

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COMMENTS:

good one quip! clever... - wordmeister, 2007-01-02: 16:02:00

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Reflexaffect

Created by: missparaguay1991

Pronunciation: /RFLKSFKT/

Sentence: Didn't your mum say that line to you five minutes ago? stop reflexaffecting me!

Etymology: Reflexaffect: reflex from the E reflect meaning show an image, and affect from the E affected, meaning have an effect on

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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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Transmiffed

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: trans-miffed

Sentence: After her poor performance evaluation, Edna transmiffed her distemper to the next person she saw.

Etymology: transmit(ted): to cause, spread or pass on as in a disease or infection + miffed: petulant bad-tempered mood; huffed -- (distemper-an infectious, viral disease affecting dogs; deranged)

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COMMENTS:

Transmiffologic response! - Nosila, 2009-08-07: 22:23:00

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Emofection

Created by: allwise

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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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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Nuclcarry

Created by: sbilecen

Pronunciation: nucl (from nuclear) carry is carry

Sentence: She is a nuclcarry

Etymology:

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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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