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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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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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Nufearical

Created by: amberlily

Pronunciation: nu-feer-ik-al

Sentence: "We're gonna get nuked!", said Ed, his eyes wide. "Calm down!", said Jane. "You're completely nufearical."

Etymology: fear of nuclear activity, paired with hysterical behavior

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Aaaaarghmageddon

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: aaaaaaaaaaargh maaa geddd ohn

Sentence: his alst thoughts as he witnessed aaarghmageddon was " Knew there was something dodgy about Onobama"

Etymology: armageddon aaaaaaargh

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Polymal

Created by: MissB5

Pronunciation: (v) poly-mal

Sentence: The nuclear war will cause polymal. The apes will attack with their nuclear warfare.

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Nuclefear

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: nookleefeer

Sentence: Every news report about Iran's efforts to develop an atomic bomb adds to Walter's nuclefear.

Etymology: nuclear (pertaining to or involving atomic weapons) + fear (a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc)

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Bingbangdoom

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bingbangdoōm

Sentence: Gerry just knows that the world is in deep peril. Some nitwit somewhere with an itchy finger is going to set off a chain of events that will bring the end of the world. It won't be difficult, just a matter of bingbangdoom. Even the tinfoil inside his baseball cap might not be enough to keep him safe.

Etymology: bing (exclamation - indicating a sudden action or event + bang (a sudden loud noise) + doom (death, destruction, or some other terrible fate)

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baddabang-baddaboom! - otherguy, 2009-02-04: 06:29:00

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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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Kaboomafears

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: ka-boom-uh-feers

Sentence: Gallon Greensplane, was sure that he could ease the kaboomafears of the others...as he explained how safe the new G.S.O.N.C.B.'s are. (*Global Swarming Organic Nuclear Cold Bombs)

Etymology: Kaboom -is an onomatopoeia representing the sound of an explosion. A Fear- A distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid.

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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

'We are re-positioning as an environmentally friendly product.'

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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