Vote for the best verboticism.

Verboticisms

Click on each verboticism to read the sentences created by the Verbotomy writers, and to see your voting options...

You have two votes. Click on the words to read the details, then vote your favorite.

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)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Defissioncy

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: de fish on see

Sentence: Pierre was terribly afraid of nuclear war. In fact he was suffering a severe defissioncy. When people joked about nuclear holocaust to him, he always said "Fermi la bouche!"

Etymology: Deficiency (something lacking) & Fission (a nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy) Enrico Fermi (Italian nuclear physicist (in the United States after 1939) who worked on artificial radioactivity caused by neutron bombardment and who headed the group that in 1942 produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1901-1954))

Vote For | Comments and Points

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.

Vote For | Comments and Points

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."

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

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

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Kevinbaconeutronstarophobia

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: Kevin-Bacon-Neutron-Star-o-phobia

Sentence: 1. A Neutron Star is an astronomical object in the dying stages of it's existence. 2. A star that is dying could be referred to as a Death Star. 3. The Death Star is a fictional moon-sized space station and superweapon occupied by Darth Vader and his crew. 4. Darth Vader is the cental antagonist in the Star Wars films. 5. 'Star Wars' was the pet name for the SDI (Strategic Defense Initiative) proposed by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. 6. The SDI was designed to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles. =Kevinbaconeutronstarophobia

Etymology: Based on the trivia game 'The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' that links many major Hollywood actors to Kevin Bacon through six or less interconnecting film roles.

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

great blent of what is and what might be, a very savvy insight into fact and sci-fi. Extraordinary! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-04: 09:39:00

blend not blent, darn my fingers! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-04: 09:39:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

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

Vote For | Comments and Points

Paranukia

artr

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)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Nuclearandpresentdanger

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: nu kleer and prez ant dayn jer

Sentence: Adam Bomber was the top sales rep for Gone Fission...the Nuclear Product Company whose sales targets were not bang-on! Adam Nuisance is what the Military Buyer, Dr.Oppenheimer, called him, because he was after them every week selling add-ons. "Yes, for this week only we are offering a BOGO on Pogo (a Buy One, Get One nuclear armaments sale, where you could wipe out the island of Pogo. What Adam did not realize was that POGO was an acronym for Project On Government Oversight, an independent nonprofit that investigates and exposes corruption and other misconduct in order to achieve a more accountable federal government.) You could say that his sales pitch bombed, his profits would not mushroom, he was a nuclearandpresentdanger to his peers and his targets imploded. People were not surprised to read in the Society columns that Mr. Adam Bomber would soon be marrying Miss Eva D. Struction were spending their honeymoon in Nagasaki Japan!

Etymology: Nuclear ((weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy) & Clear And Present Danger (Play on a Title of a Tom Clancy Novel, made into a movie)

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

Awesome! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-05: 13:08:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

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

Vote For | Comments and Points

Bingbangdoom

artr

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)

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

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

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Show All or More...

 

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.

Create | Read