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'I wish I knew what I'm thinking?'

DEFINITION: n. A lost thought; v. To become distracted and lose track of what you were thinking.

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Created by: weareallbeautiful

Pronunciation: k-ah-s-t-uh-th-ough-t

Sentence: Jenna tried to remember her castathought but she had lost her concentration.

Etymology: castaway+thought

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Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Forg-thot

Sentence: Because of her constant blather about crustaceans and underpants, I complete forgthought of my metaphysical essay topic Nature of Time ... hey I remember now!

Etymology: Forgot (failed to remember) + forgo (do without, ie. the thought) + thought (idea produced by thinking)


like it!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-21: 09:43:00


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Created by: cohenarie

Pronunciation: dis kon THIN kyu

Sentence: Partway through my presentation, I completely disconthinkued, causing me to stop mid-sentence. (One might also experience a "disconthinkcuance")

Etymology: discontinue + think.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ir ret treev ab ilitee

Sentence: It happened again. Brianna had another irritrievability session. Her train of thought had become derailed again. It was like being an amnesiac in a soap opera. She could not remember anything from a second ago, nevermind longer. It all started when she began dating her co-star, Drew A. Blanc. He seemed to have no memory at all. Probably a good thing in Hollywood, but a bad thing for her...had they had their first kiss, gotten married, had a child? Who knew??? All that Brianna did know was that she would have to get back on the Ginko-Biloba again soon, or her career might be over! Whoulda thought????

Etymology: Irretrievable (impossible to recover or recoup or overcome) & Irritate (annoy;disturb, especially by minor irritations) & Ability (possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done).

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Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: tad/ull/d

Sentence: I had rubber gloves on and three foot of garden hose in my hand but for the life of me I was so taddled I couldn't think what I had intended to do with it.

Etymology: tad ( a small amount) + addled (confused)


that reminds me - I have to do some gardening today and if I get taddled, I can just wash the car - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-21: 09:37:00


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Created by: guesser

Pronunciation: dis-brain-Ea

Sentence: I don't know which is worse, disbrainia or brain freeze, both make my head hurt!


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: div err shunnt

Sentence: he always had something cute and witty to say to her, but when he walked into her office, her scent and her smile caused a major divershunt, leaving him simpering while withdrawing to the safety of the men's room.

Etymology: diversion, shunt

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Created by: boomslang

Pronunciation: flab-u-luss

Sentence: you look flabulous today dear!



excellent! - boomslang, 2009-12-05: 19:11:00


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Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: Trayn-mash

Sentence: Now, what did I come into this room for? Argh! I'm having a total trainmash!

Etymology: train - train of thought mash - crush, squash, smash wordplay on train crash

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Created by: katytee


Sentence: "Sorry, had a bit of a baffling little psyskip there...what was I saying again?"

Etymology: psych (i.e stuff to do with the mind) + skip (like what a CD might do)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-21: 01:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41. Thank you ziggy41! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-04: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41. Thank you ziggy41. ~ James