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'Wait for the perfect pitch...'

DEFINITION: n. A willingness to wait, forever if necessary, for the perfect opportunity. v. To be excessively patient.

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Foreverbearance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: for ever ber ans

Sentence: Doug Out was one of the most patient hitters in the entire Baseball League. His patience was actually a foreverbearance and often drove his team members crazy. He would wait forever for the perfect pitch, but often ended up striking out for his inaction. When asked where he got his patience to act this way, his answer was simple. "Why everyone knows, a diamond is forever..."!

Etymology: Forever (for a limitless time) & Forbearance (good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence; a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting;exceptional patience & waiting ability)

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Jobeness

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: jobe/ness

Sentence: He felt that exercising extreme jobeness by waiting for the perfect pitch would result in fame and prosperity

Etymology: Job (as in the patience of Job) + ness (a character with special powers from the video game Earthbound)

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Preparalysis

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: pre + pair + al + ih + sis

Sentence: I'm going to sell that screen play some day, if only I can get over my preparalysis and stop waiting for the "right moment."

Etymology: prepare + paralysis

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Idealay

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: I-dee-LAY

Sentence: I have no hope of achieving idealay - I just cannot wait until I have developed the acme of verbotocisms to play the game. I delay no longer - here is my humble attempt.

Etymology: I (me) + ideal (perfect) + delay (postponement forcing a wait)

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Waitcient

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: WAIT shient

Sentence: "OUT"! Verbotsoxz players sought the perfect plays; ever waitcient over the unskilled pitches, their strikes and losses made them the undefeated defeated.

Etymology: WAIT with a hit of PATIENT.

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COMMENTS:

waitcients...the people in the doctors waiting room... - Nosila, 2009-10-06: 01:16:00

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Expectwaitions

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: expeck - wayt - shuns

Sentence: Jimmy was ever so patient, he had high expectwaitions that if he stood there long enough, the right pitch would eventually be his.

Etymology: expectations, wait

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COMMENTS:

very well crafted. - splendiction, 2009-10-05: 22:57:00

good one - Nosila, 2009-10-06: 01:17:00

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Overdostoic

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: oh-ver-doh-stow-ick

Sentence: People sometimes wondered if Jim's placid acceptance in the face of life's onslaughts was motivated less by monastic zen, and more by an innate laziness and overdostoicism.

Etymology: overdose (an excessive amount) + stoic (one who is indifferent and free of passion)

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Perfectopp

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation: Per-fect-opp

Sentence: I will perfectopp for the perfect pitch.

Etymology: Perfect oppertunity

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Fourbearance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: for ber ans

Sentence: When Casey played baseball, his teammates called him Strike Four. He waited until the perfect pitch came his way, waiting for the fourth strike to be his lucky one. His fourbearance usually cost the team its game.

Etymology: Four (number) & Forbearance (good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence)

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Ultraprocrastination

Created by: Ahmad

Pronunciation: altra-prau-krsti-nation

Sentence: people with ultraprocrastination have never been men of action.

Etymology: ultra means very hight or excessive one. procrastination means to delay or not taking action.

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Comments:

mplsbohemian - 2007-03-19: 10:42:00
This is the best batch of words I've seen yet. :)

wordmeister - 2007-03-19: 17:50:00
There so many good ones... But which one should I vote for? I'd like to zensist on a cialusmoment but I may have too much infinatience and succumb to preparalysis, or even aucoporence. Is this caseyatthebatititude, or just godotancy?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-05: 07:40:00
Hey Verbotomists, Great words last week. Nosila was the top player, but since she won "The Eyre Affair", the prize "Lost in a Good Book" goes to mrskellyscl. This week we are giving away Jasper Fforde's "The Well of Lost Plots". Be creative, and good luck to all. ~ James