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DEFINITION: v. To worry about the proliferation of nuclear weapons and the ultimate demise of our planet. n. Anxiety caused by the fear of nuclear bumblers.

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Conflaggravation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: con-flahg-rah-VAY-shun

Sentence: Though his colleagues tried to convince Professor Larson that his fears of a nuclear holocaust were unreasonable, the professor nevertheless suffered an almost constant state of conflaggravation.

Etymology: Blend of 'conflagration' (A fire extending to many objects, or over a large space; a general burning) and 'aggravation' (A source of continuing, increasing irritation or trouble)

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Duckntremble

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: duck-n-trem-bull (duckntrembleosis)

Sentence: We all sat there in the War Room, staring aghast at the Big Board. There were still enough ICBMs to cause millions of BMs and turn the surface of our planet into fused glass. The realization that a nuclear half-life was no life at all began to sink in like heavy water into an aquifer. Some of us began to DUCKNTREMBLE at the thought of descending into a cozy mineshaft and trying to treat our radiation burns with napalmolive while recalling our school daze, cringing in the basement next to Sister MaryElephant and Shaky Nancy.

Etymology: DUCK+TREMBLE=DUCKNTREMBLE.....DUCK:to lower (as the head) quickly,avoid , evade, to move quickly,to lower the head or body suddenly,dodge,to plunge under the surface; Middle English douken; akin to Old High German tūhhan to dive, Old English dūce duck.....N: a short connective syllable popularized in the 20th century (shake n bake,turf n surf, feather n leather, duck n cover etc)......TREMBLE: to shake involuntarily (as with fear), shiver,to move,or come to pass as if shaken or tremulous, to be affected with great fear or anxiety; Middle English, from Anglo-French trembler, from Medieval Latin tremulare, from Latin tremulus tremulous, from tremere to tremble; akin to Greek tremein to tremble.

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metrohumanx US Navy: 1152 warheads. Russian Navy: 639 warheads. French Navy: 16 warheads. UK Royal Navy: 64 warheads. Chinese Navy: 12 warheads. - metrohumanx, 2009-02-04: 01:06:00

So many great verbotomies in a great sentence! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-04: 02:25:00

your sentences are wonderfully descriptive - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-04: 12:43:00

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Worrywartmonger

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: WER ee WART MONG ger

Sentence: Joe is such a worrywartmonger. He thinks everyone is out to start a war. He has his whole basement lined with canned goods, and he swears his next door neighbour is having seances with Hitler.

Etymology: WORRYWART: Someone who worries about a lot of things WARMONGER: a person who tries to start wars and encourage others to start wars

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Thebigbangfeary

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: the/big/bang/feer/ee

Sentence: Stu equated thebigbangfeary to all the nations on the planet giving ultimatums and counting to ten. It was inevitable that someone would push the button. Even balloons bursting caused him to break out in a cold sweat.

Etymology: The Big Bang Theory + fear

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COMMENTS:

Clever! - TJayzz, 2009-02-04: 07:30:00

terrific choices in your etymology for captures the feeling that sometimes the end of one thing is the beginning of another, even though we don't know what or if that may be. Your verbotomy will live forever in my memory along with hope. Super in the nth degree! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-04: 09:47:00

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Nukefearbungle

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Newk-fee-er-bun-gel

Sentence: Tony would often lie awake at night stricken with the thought of nukefearbungle. All sorts of questions ran through his mind, what if someone accidentally pushed THE button resulting in the destruction of our planet. What would happen? Would there be any survivors? How long would they be able to survive? He finally decided to start building a nuclear bunker in his garden and stock it with enough food and supplies to last for at least three years.

Etymology: Nuke(short for nuclear) + Fear)a state of high anxiety) + Bungle(a istake, or be incompetent) = Nukefearbungle) See Nuclear bunker

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great combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-04: 12:42:00

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Bangxiety

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bang zy itee

Sentence: When you took Professor Atom Baum's physics class, it was hard not to develop bangxiety about the world's fate. According to Atom,the world was always on the verge of nuclear war. Of course, Professor Atom Baum was married to Professor Eva Destruction, so there was always cheery chat around their dinner table. Neither of them ever bought green bananas, just in case they were right.

Etymology: Bang (Explosion;loud noise;the swift release of a store of affective force;(cosmology) the cosmic explosion that is hypothesized to have marked the origin and the demise of the universe) & Anxiety (a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune)

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Paranukia

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: parənoōkiə

Sentence: Boomer is one of the few people we know who still maintains a fallout shelter. His paranukia runs deep. He tells his skeptics ”When they blow you up, don’t come running to me”.

Etymology: paranoia (a mental condition characterized by delusions of persecution) + nuke (a nuclear weapon)

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Fearoshima

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: feer - oo - sheem - ah

Sentence: Nester constantly watched documentaries and read dozens of books about the cold war, World War II, nuclear capabilities and armaments. Although he had learned a great deal of history and could expound on scientific theories, knowing more about these topics also resulted in a great deal of fearoshima for Nester. He began to fret more and more that the end could be near.

Etymology: Fear + Hiroshima >>>Fear (be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event) Hiroshima (a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb)

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Powerful verbotomy - silveryaspen, 2009-02-04: 09:25:00

hehehe - galwaywegian, 2009-02-04: 10:48:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-04: 12:44:00

I agree...excellent! - kateinkorea, 2009-02-06: 02:21:00

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Kaboomominy

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: KA-boom-OM-ee-nee

Sentence: Whenever Bob heard the words nuclear winter, shivers of kaboomominy koreered down his back.

Etymology: KABOOM: onomatopoeia: A loud noise heard with an explosion. "With the drop of the atom bomb, a loud kaboom was heard. " & OMINY (clipping of ominous); threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; presaging ill fortune; "ill omens"; "ill predictions."

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Great descriptive sentence and word... we's all felt shivers of kaboomominy! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-04: 22:26:00

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Conflaggravation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: con-flahg-rah-VAY-shun

Sentence: Though his colleagues tried to convince Professor Bernhardt that his fears of a nuclear holocaust were unreasonable, the professor nevertheless suffered an almost constant state of conflaggravation.

Etymology: Blend of 'conflagration' (A fire extending to many objects, or over a large space; a general burning) and 'aggravation' (A source of continuing, increasing irritation or trouble)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-04: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-19: 00:08:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

artipt - 2018-08-19: 18:15:00
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