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'Oh please stay! And don't worry about Robbie. '

DEFINITION: n. The sense of discomfort created when "a couple" says you are welcome to stay, even though their behavior suggests that you are getting in the way. v. To sit uncomfortably between two lovers.

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Amourtification

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: ah/more/tif/i/cay/shun

Sentence: Amourtification occurs when one person drops out of a double date.

Etymology: amour (love affair) + mortification (embarrassment)

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Very good! - Mustang, 2008-07-22: 00:30:00

Very funny. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-22: 06:01:00

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Awkweird

Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: awk-weerd

Sentence: When the couple's hands and inhibitions disappeared, they said, "Don't mind us!" But I just felt awkweird.

Etymology: awkward + weird

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Shagrin

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: shag rahn

Sentence: Her shagrin was multiplied by the rhythmic splashing of the tea on her lap as the other end of the couch rose and fell.

Etymology: chagrin, shag

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Thirdwheelui

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Created by: gdread

Pronunciation: third-WHEEL-oo-ee

Sentence: In the middle of my conversation with Annette, Robbie started playing with her hair and rubbing her inner thigh, which suffused me with a sense of thirdwheelui that lifted me from my chair and propelled me out the door with, "Well, look at the time, gotta go, bye."

Etymology: third wheel + ennui

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Paltrudement

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: pal-TROOD-muhnt

Sentence: Bob, aka Robbie, didn't wish to paltrude when his friends, Phil and Pauline, became interlocked in a submission hold. And despite Phil's assurances that he was only teaching Pauline self-defence, an overpowering feeling of paltrudement told Bob it was time to leave.

Etymology: PAL: chum, friend, mate; TRUDE: push & -MENT: action, act or process; the instrument or means of.

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when I first read your word I thought of pall as in "glut or surfeit" which would work as well - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-21: 14:05:00

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Intrusia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: in - TROOZ - eya

Sentence: Their protestations notwithstanding, Imogene felt a huge sense of intrusia when it was so obvious that Merril and Beryl intended to continue their intimate behavior while insisting that she was welcome to stay.

Etymology: A play on the word intrusion, noting the possible frame of mind of an intruder.

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Short & sweet. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-07-22: 06:03:00

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Thirdwheasy

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌθɝdˈʍizi/

Sentence: I felt only slightly awkward when they started making out in the back seat of my car at the drive-in, but I didn't feel truly thirdwheasy until the shocks started squeaking.

Etymology: From "third wheel" + "queasy"

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Menaceatrois

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men ass a twa

Sentence: It was difficult for Joe to have his mother-in-law come for one of her long, unannounced visits. She would sit between them on the couch and nooky was out of the question as the walls were paper-thin. Their relationship always grew strained when she visited, as it was a menaceatrois.

Etymology: Menace (threat) & Menage A Trois (French: a threesome;household for three; an arrangement where a married couple and a lover of one of them live together while sharing sexual relations)

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Lefout

Created by: mizzverbz

Pronunciation: lef-owt

Sentence: Show me the way you came in and i'll help you lefout.

Etymology: guyanse dialect mixed with old guyanese saying

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Rompromise

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: ROMP-row-myze

Sentence: I was determined to rompromise Diane and Robbie. No doodahs would be entering any whatsits on my watch!

Etymology: romp (to have playful or active sex) + compromise (to spoil)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-31: 01:11:00
Today's definition was suggested by suzanne. Thank you suzanne! ~ James

texmom - 2007-05-31: 21:41:00
I enjoyed thinking of this one! And isn't it the truth!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-05-05: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by suzanne. Thank you suzanne. ~ James