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Astralphobia

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: as tral fo beeya

Sentence: Stella had but one fear to live with...astralphobia. She was convinced that aliens were invading our planet and that one by one from stars and moons and planets and galaxies, extra-terrestrials were planning an invasion of our world. This fear may in part have been fuelled by films like Independence Day, Invasion of the Body Snatchers and E.T. In fact, she was sure that some space travellers were already amoung us. How else could you explain Donald Trump's Hair or Paris Hilton? She had heard that some were coming here to procreate with humans to help infiltrate our society. She decided that she would never join an on-line dating service just in case. It would be just her luck to meet someone from Uranus or other disgusting places!

Etymology: astral (to do with the stars or heavens) & phobia ( fear of...)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Stella !!! Hahahaha. Where DO you get your ideas? - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 12:56:00

That great unconquered inner space (between my ears) Cheers. P.S. Her last name is Virgin. - Nosila, 2009-03-05: 20:33:00

Stella's a great name for such a person - I must go change my sentence now! I used that name too! -awesome word! - splendiction, 2009-03-05: 21:11:00

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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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Saucerphobia

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sos er fobe eeya

Sentence: When Susan was outside, she often experienced saucerphobia, that fear of alien invasion that could be disguised as a dark cloud. She also experienced plateophobia when watching baseball and cupophobia when trying on new bras...

Etymology: Saucer (UFO;Flying Saucer) & Phobia (fear of...)

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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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Paranormia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: par-uh-NOR-mya

Sentence: Felicity 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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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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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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Ufofrighting

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: u f o fright ing

Sentence: The most recent of Lunar’s ufofrightings came at the time she was searching through a particularly tangled shrub in her garden for what, we can only imagine. Lunar knew there was something lurking in that gaudy intertwine of Hydrangea/Lilac: she could sense a presence waiting to lunge! She pressed her lips together. Her piercing gaze into the shrub was easily interrupted by, high in the distant sky, a luminescent puck, a ufofrighting! It immediately removed her from her paranoidormal search into the greenery. Lunar tore quickly into her tiny kitchen, double-locked the door, pressed her lips together and fixed a piercing ghaze up into the sky...

Etymology: from ufo sighting and fright - to fear the appearance of an unidentified flying object

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Uiffyo

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: U iff ee OH

Sentence: She was paranoid of the paranormal and believed she had a special gift, a seventh sense she called her uiffyo: that iffy sense that she was not alone and she was being watched, maybe even stalked by UFOs. She felt that sense of possibility every day. Every mosquito bite was a possible entry mark from an abductor, every star or airplane above could have been a UFO. But her friends were getting tired of her obsessive and weird behaviour. They all agreed that her uiffyo sense was getting uiffyold.

Etymology: UFO: iffy: uncertain; at issue, in doubt

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COMMENTS:

Maybe she could sing in the dark? "O, Yipee Ki Yay, U iffy I O" - readerwriter, 2009-03-05: 11:37:00

metrohumanx Hahahaha! Thanks for the laughs! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 12:48:00

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Doomzdaze

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: doomz-dayz

Sentence: It was 1971 and Inertia was too frightened to go out of doors. Doomzdaze, as well as the haze of smoke from a certain dried flower, hung over her like a cloud--a radioactive UFO-shaped cloud. Lately, even the indoors was terrifying. The Paul Klee prints on the walls were alive and talking to her. "Go to the desert," they said. "Wait for the flying saucers to pick you up." Oh, to have the strength to pack the dried apricots and brown rice in the van! Maybe the Ouija board was right: California is falling into the ocean!

Etymology: From DOOMSDAY, a Day of Judgement + DAZE, to stun, stupefy

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COMMENTS:

nice! - galwaywegian, 2009-03-05: 08:41:00

Thanx...some dayz are certainly better than otherz! - readerwriter, 2009-03-05: 11:28:00

terrific word - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-05: 12:37:00

metrohumanx Hilarious! Makes me miss the festival in Mosport! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 12:45:00

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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

'What's the big deal?'

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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