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DEFINITION: n. The unnameable fear which overcomes one when a large silent UFO cruises arrogantly overhead. v. To be frightened by the huge flying objects which exist (for the most part) in your imagination.

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Pianic

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pee ann ik

Sentence: Digger's screams of pianic inevitably ended in a flat minor

Etymology: panic piano

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Ufobia

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ewe efff owe beeee ah

Sentence: Her mother could never understand how her ufobia, prevelant since that summer night in the cornfield at the age of four, never seemed to stop her dating the most extraterrestrial looking dorks and wierdos. Sometimes Mindy worried her deeply.

Etymology: UFO phobia

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COMMENTS:

Great! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-05: 09:26:00

on a roll - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-05: 12:34:00

metrohumanx Cleverly arcane reference! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 12:40:00

Out of this world! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-05: 15:15:00

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Eh

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: ? - well it is unnameable

Sentence: Timidia let out a series of grunts and groans, but could not spit out even a single word. She just looked up at the sky, as though there was something hovering there, exhibiting all the signs eh.

Etymology: An expression used when one is speechless, possibly due to being frightened out of one's wits

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COMMENTS:

are you suggesting there is a link between canada and ufos? :) - galwaywegian, 2009-03-05: 08:42:00

is there a link between Irish people and ouchpotatoes? - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-05: 12:37:00

metrohumanx Quite jolly! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 12:39:00

Eh! Oh! Eh! Oh! It's a great exclamation ... no matter where you go ... even if it is by UFO! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-05: 14:56:00

I like the sound of a good Eh! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-05: 15:20:00

metrohumanx You get an "EH-PLUS" for this one! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-06: 13:40:00

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Scaireborne

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: skare + born

Sentence: Todd felt scaireborne by all that he imagined to be airborne.

Etymology: scare and airborne -- scare means to cause fear and airborne -- caused to be moved through the air.

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COMMENTS:

hehe - galwaywegian, 2009-03-05: 08:42:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-05: 12:33:00

metrohumanx Off we grow...into the wild blue yonder.... - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 12:37:00

very appealing - silveryaspen, 2009-03-05: 15:14:00

Todd, be afraid, be very afraid... - Nosila, 2009-03-05: 20:28:00

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Highsteria

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hye steer eee aa

Sentence: her highsteria was probably due to something lower down, such as the grass on which she had been picnicking

Etymology: hysteria high

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Consteralienation

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: känstərālēənnāshən

Sentence: Wendell is not allowed to watch Sci-Fi movies. Every time he watches one he is left with an overwhelming sense of consteralienation. Every light in the sky, every unexplained noise he hears is surly extraterrestrial. He is just one step short of wearing tin foil on his head. This wouldn’t look good in his position as CEO of a major corporation.

Etymology: consternation (feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected) + alien (extraterrestrial)

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Ufohmygod

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ewe eff oh miee gawd

Sentence: her constant bouts of ufohmygod led to alienation

Etymology: UFO oh my God

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Alienspsychosis

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: ale + ee + en + si + ko + sis

Sentence: Drew was diagnosed with a severe case of alienspsychosis after he came home complaining about the space creatures who landed in front of his car and made him board their ship. Ever since then, he is terrified to be outside with the night sky and a million stars twinkling above because in that endless surface against which all aerial objects are seen from the earth he sees large silent UFOs cruising overhead...

Etymology: Aliens and Psychosis >> aliens (extraterrestrial being: a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere) psychosis (any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted )

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Fantasymagoria

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fan/tas/ee/mag/or/eea

Sentence: Sally suffered from fantasymagoria every time a Star Trek convention came to town.

Etymology: fantasy + phantasmagoria (shifting series of real or imaginary figures as seen in a dream)

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Everyone loves a good fantasy! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-05: 15:12:00

I like the way you think :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-01: 16:40:00

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Paranormia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: par-uh-NOR-mya

Sentence: Wanda was again experiencing a severe bout of paranormia, fearing an assault by imaginary objects from above that only she could see and sense.

Etymology: Blend of 'paranormal' (Beyond the range of normal experience or scientific explanation) and 'paranoia' (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-05: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-16: 00:44:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James