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'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Krapilepsy

Created by: Emanresu

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Sentence: I would mow the lawn but I can feel an attack of krapilepsy coming on.

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Lazyassaphobia

Created by: ErinA

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Absintose

Created by: theantiipod

Pronunciation: Ab-sin-tose

Sentence: Oh don't get all absintose on me just because I asked you to vacuum the stairs.

Etymology: Absent + sin (without) + comotose

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Choronary

gorillo

Created by: gorillo

Pronunciation: Chore-o-nary

Sentence: Bob had a choronary when I asked him to take out the trash.

Etymology: chore+coronary

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Laborisavoidus

Created by: geekgrrl

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Sentence: 'Gee Hon, I would love to help do the dishes, but you know that I suffer from LaborisAvoidus.'

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Broomosis

Created by: artbegotti

Pronunciation: broo-mOH'sis

Sentence: The last time my wife asked me to vacuum the carpets, I felt a wave of broomosis come over my body. Three hours later, I woke up underneath the couch.

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Undignidied

Created by: crazytown

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Sentence: After the cops found Joe's body, they concluded he had somehow undignidied sometime between cleaning his ears and clearing the table, or possibly doing both at the same time.

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Downforthecountability

Created by: TheBocaj

Pronunciation: DOWN-for-thuh-KOUN-tuh-BIL-i-tee

Sentence: Steve was asked to clean his room on Saturday; however, when his mother checked up on him at lunchtime, she discovered he had contracted yet another case of downforthecontability, which put him out of commission until dinner was served.

Etymology: To be out for the fight [down for the count] when others are relying on you [accountability]

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Opusaphobic

Created by: galwaywegian

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Plamting

Created by: igho1207

Pronunciation: plam-ting

Sentence: Will you please stop planting!

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Maturaphobia

Created by: jonique

Pronunciation: maturaphobia (ma*chur*a*fob*ee*a)

Sentence: Daddy forgot to pick me up from school due to his maturaphobia.

Etymology: maturaphobia stems from the word "mature", which is to grow and learn over a certain time period, and the word "phobia", which is to fear something. These two words together create "a fear of maturity or maturing"

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Selfishia

Created by: Pyrophyle

Pronunciation: Sell-Fish-IA

Sentence: You won't believe what happened to me last week. I came down with selfishia when my roomates wanted me to help them clean the house.

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Taskoidance

Created by: Ahoytheship

Pronunciation: Task-oy-dance

Sentence: He was sure to fall victim to taskoidance when he had to take out the trash.

Etymology: Task+Avoidance

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Choritis

Created by: chill

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Weetotaller

Created by: helanren

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Sentence: Uncle Joe used to be a workaholic, but after thorough counselling he is now a healthy weetotaller

Etymology: obvious opposite of workaholic, mimicking the relation between t-totaller and alcoholic

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After some more thinking, I have decided weewowaller would be better. Totally incomprehensible I guess, but it sounds so much better! - helanren, 2006-12-14: 12:19:00

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Comapose

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: koh-ma-poz

Sentence: Mitchell would go completely comapose whenever his wife asked him to do any chores around the house. This was relatively benign, until one day when they were driving home from cottage, and his wife thoughtlessly asked him if he could cut the grass when they got back to the city. He had just pulled into the passing lane, when he lost consciousness...

Etymology: comatose + pose (i.e. fake posture, stand still and do nothing)

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A Coma-ly word indeed! - Nosila, 2009-08-03: 22:58:00

great work, jrogan....you get my vote. - mweinmann, 2009-08-04: 07:34:00

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Narcolazia

Prios

Created by: Prios

Pronunciation: Nar-ko-lah-zee-ah

Sentence: I tried to do my paper, but narcolazia would hit me every time I thought about it, and I'd wake up with a raging headache.

Etymology: Narco (from narke, "stupor") lazia (I'd type this one out but I can't be bothered)

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Shirkacitis

Created by: emily13

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Choresick

Created by: J03Yvanalstyne

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Sicklette

Created by: Robke22

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Chorolepsy

Created by: Vermithrax

Pronunciation: Chore-o-lep-see

Sentence: Dad has chorolepsy, I can't wake him up!

Etymology: Chore - work around the house olepsy - last part of narcolepsy. ;)

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Laborophobia

Created by: johnnyrockett

Pronunciation: Lay-boar-o-fo-bee-a

Sentence: The moment he heard the vacuum cleaner, he felt laborophobic.

Etymology: Combination of Labor (work) and phobia (an unrealistic fear.)

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Slackipseudoailment

knave

Created by: knave

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Rigoravoidis

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: rigərəvoidəs

Sentence: The old gang liked to get together for a dinner out about once a month. Whenever it came time to pay the bill Wesley seems to come down with a case of rigoravoidis, unable to bend his elbow enough to reach either the tabletop or his wallet.

Etymology: rigor mortis (stiffening of the joints and muscles of a body a few hours after death) + avoid (keep away from or stop oneself from doing something)

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Sounds like he wass checkcident prone! - Nosila, 2009-08-03: 23:01:00

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Choreoshakia

Created by: uzersk

Pronunciation: choro-shayk-iya

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Tascquarade

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: Task-ah-rade

Sentence: Every time someone asks me to help them with chores, I put on a tascquarade.

Etymology: task+evade+masquerade

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Lazyck

Created by: jgastald

Pronunciation: laizyck

Sentence: Mommy, Daddy got lazyck again...

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Dullchorexia

Created by: Jester

Pronunciation: DuL-CHaw-X-ia

Sentence: Dave was suddenly struck down with dullchorexia when his wife mentioned that the shelves had not been put up.

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Choreaphobic

Created by: knightdalejb

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Washeate

Created by: sodium

Pronunciation: wash-e-8

Sentence: Just the thought of having to do all that laundry washeated me, and I spent the next 2 hours worshipping the porcelain deity.

Etymology: from nauseate and wash

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Chorewithdrawl

Created by: Abbers

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Napendicitis

Created by: sfts2

Pronunciation: na-pen-di-ci-tus

Sentence: I have a chronic case of napendicitis

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Laborcondria

Created by: gabngar

Pronunciation: Lay-bore-con-dree-uh

Sentence: Charley's laborcondria kicked in whenever he had to do his chores.

Etymology: Labor (work) + -condria (hypocondria)

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Convenimortis

Harukio

Created by: Harukio

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Sentence: When ever Smith was approached to work on a project, he was overcome by sudden convenimortis and would not come to until his lunch break.

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Responsiblitits

Created by: MrLint

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Etymology: Acute inflammation of the responsibility gland

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Parachorealysis

Created by: Mirandala

Pronunciation: para-chore-alysis

Sentence: Shortly after Bonnie asked him to clean the cat box, Fred suffered a terrible episode of parachorealysis.

Etymology: paralysis + chore

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- Mirandala, 2006-12-13: 10:11:00

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Chorecoma

Created by: misterdoug

Pronunciation: 'chor kO-m&

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Laxanthropy

whimsy

Created by: whimsy

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Sentence: Marie was conveniently overwhelmed by a case of laxanthropy when it came time to clean up after the party.

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Hypogondria

Created by: josje

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Boreshock

Created by: akvoD3

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Sentence: After repeatedly being told to do his chores, Jenny suffered from boreshock.

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Laziitis

Created by: lucyof2009

Pronunciation: lazy-itis

Sentence: Sorry boss, I can't come to work today; I have laziitis.

Etymology: Combination of the word lazy and the suffix "itis" which usually describes a disease.

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Cantbearseditis

Created by: LordJono

Pronunciation: Can't-be-arsed-itis

Sentence: John had lots of work to do, but was struck down with a terminal case of cantbearseditis

Etymology: The feeling of 'can't be arsed' as a potentially contagious disease.

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Federlinely

Created by: Chistinalove

Pronunciation: Federline (like in Kevin Federline) with a "lee" at the end. Federlinely.

Sentence: I felt Federlinely at the thought of rearranging my house by myself.

Etymology: Britney Spears husband is Keven Federline ... he acts Federlinely whenever he doesn't want to do something. Therefore Federlinely's definition is what it is.

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Sicktrick

Created by: pianowiresmile

Pronunciation: Sik-trik

Sentence: Oh, that Theodore. He pulls a sicktrick at least three times a week!

Etymology: To feign an illness (sick), and pull a scheme (trick.)

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Pretendie

TripleT

Created by: TripleT

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Sentence: Daddy prenetdies anytime Mommy starts cleaning up.

Etymology: pretend + die

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Grompulate

Created by: travis

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Slackpawed

Created by: chale

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Sentence: My dad fell slackpawed to the floor when he saw the vacuum cleaner.

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Workolepsy

Created by: xCthonx

Pronunciation: work/o/lep/sy (long o sound in second syllable)

Sentence: When things need to be done you can count on his workolepsy disorder to kick in.

Etymology: work + narcolepsy

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Zombitious

Created by: puregoofy27

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Choredeath

Created by: desman

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Avoidiosis

Created by: naptunder

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Mortivoid

grant0

Created by: grant0

Pronunciation: Mort-i-void

Sentence: "Oh not again! Joe's mortivoiding taking out the trash."

Etymology: From "morti-" meaning dead (as in mortician) and void from "avoid".

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Deastrical

Created by: Computergeek

Pronunciation: D-As-trickle

Sentence: The boy was deastrical when it came to doing his homework.

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Instalaze

Created by: greeneye

Pronunciation: in-sta-laze

Sentence: John's mother thwarted his attempt to instalaze in order to avoid a math test by offering him a glass of castor oil to help his mysterious "stomach ache."

Etymology: instant + lazy

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Thesbolepsy

Created by: tritium

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Etymology: Thesbo- and -lepsy.

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Disactivia

Created by: danboaz

Pronunciation: dis-act-ivia

Sentence: Harold, afflicted with disactivia, was misunderstood even by his own family. He has been unemployed since '86 after his co-workers threated to walk-out if he was not going to be held accountable for not doing his share of taking the garbage out.

Etymology: dis: not + active

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Dormantosis

Created by: watts76

Pronunciation: door-man-toe-sis

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Etymology: dormant = inactive, resting, hidden

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Domesticphobia

Created by: barkskin

Pronunciation: dom-est-ic-phob-i-a

Sentence: Brian has domesticphobia

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Flabenzachen

Created by: TheCapn

Pronunciation: Flab-en-za-tch-en

Sentence: He was flabenzachen when it was time for work.

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Mortachore

Lonflobber

Created by: Lonflobber

Pronunciation: Mort-a-chore-ay

Sentence: Donald was suffering from an acute case of mortachore due to his wife's incessant nagging.

Etymology: "Morte"from the Italian for death, and "chore", a routine task

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Malingerist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ma ling er ist

Sentence: Freddie reapplied the same acting skills as a malingerist to his wife that he had to his mother. Each chore that needed avoiding brought on different symptoms: The Vaccuuming Vapours,Dishes Disorder, Housework Handicap, Infant Care Infirmity; Shopping Sickness, Laundry Lameness and WashDay Wanness. The only known cures were a few words in his ear and a boot up his backside.

Etymology: Malinger (to avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill)& -ist (suffix for: practicing a particular skill or profession or following a particular belief or school of thought...ie: idealist)

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Helpergenic

moggy

Created by: moggy

Pronunciation: Hell.Per.Jen.Ick.

Sentence: "I'm sorry I can't help you with the dishes - allergies you see?" "Oh, that's ok, these dishes are hypo-helpergenic!"

Etymology: From Help. Allergic. See? See?

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Possuming

Created by: zeddhead

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Schlepoplexy

Created by: isopraxis

Pronunciation: schlep Oh plexee

Sentence: The task of filling a thousand sandbags is enough to give a guy a bad case of schlepoplexy.

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Workaphobic

electronicfly

Created by: electronicfly

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Slothitus

Created by: Flakey

Pronunciation: 'slOth-'I-t&s

Sentence: I beleive he is suffering from slothitus, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome or "yuppie flu".

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Boredillness

Created by: SlRf24

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Malaze

Created by: verbatul

Pronunciation: Muh-laze

Sentence: The quick, brown fox jumped over the malazin' dog

Etymology: Malaise + Laze

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Grandmalaise

Created by: xcruser88x

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Sentence: Struck suddenly by grandmalaise, Mike dropped to his knees in front of the dirty laundry.

Etymology: Grand Mal + Malaise

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Exercispire

johnsto

Created by: johnsto

Pronunciation: Exersi-spired

Sentence: Alice can't do it; she's exercispired.

Etymology: Exert (to do work) + expire (to die/end)

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johnsto im rubbish - johnsto, 2006-12-13: 07:29:00

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Choreache

Created by: LenhardtLac

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Sentence: Daddy's sure to have choreache this time of day...

Etymology: chore+ache -dah! simple as that...

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Chorefit

Deadpanlives

Created by: Deadpanlives

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Nublo

Created by: tazarte

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Sherkitis

Created by: barcafc2003

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Taskphyxiate

Created by: DarthWader

Pronunciation: task fix ee 8

Sentence: Daddy was taskphyxiated by the piling snow in the driveway.

Etymology: task (work, business, havings-to-do) + asphyxiate (to kill by depriving of air)

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Lurgy

Created by: CrimsonAngel666

Pronunciation: lur-gee

Sentence: Suddenly, John lurgied all over the floor at the mention of laundry.

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Dialokided

Created by: GreenBearAcademy

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Disarbeitation

Created by: chofu67

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Etymology: From the German - "Arbeit", meaning work.

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Phinjury

Created by: BoneMan

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Avoideitis

Created by: RecordB

Pronunciation: Avoid E Eye Tis

Sentence: Look's like Jim's come down with a case of Avoideitis

Etymology: from the Mythical Latin God Avodicus

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Overgothigh

Created by: Yugoslav

Pronunciation: Pronounced in two ways: the first one is slow, soft: like somebody who say this has used some stuff, you know... Second way: fast, street-style, [Ovagothi'], Man!

Sentence: I was very overgothigh yesterday.

Etymology: Over Got High

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Muhrtish

Created by: msokoloffster

Pronunciation: Muhr - tish

Sentence: Mary couldn't breath when she was told her company was going on a group training day due to her muhrtish.

Etymology: Unknown...

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Shirkitis

Created by: warped

Pronunciation: sherk-EYE-tiss

Sentence: Bob came down with a sudden case of shirkitis when he heard the sound of the vacuum cleaner.

Etymology: "shirk" (to evade work) + "-itis" (suffix used in pathological terms that denotes an inflamation of organs

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Chordom

Created by: Steerpike

Pronunciation: Chore-dom

Sentence: As Andy saw the list of tasks for this month's milestone he slumped in his chair, overcome with chordom.

Etymology: Chore + Boredom

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Workalepsi

Created by: Dancebert

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Slackochondria

Created by: thewbert

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Sentence: After our driveway was buried in 6 feet of snow, I was suddenly overcome with a bad case of slackochondria.

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Assistosis

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ass-is-toe-sis

Sentence: When asked by his wife to help get the groceries from the car, Bob was overcome by an unexpected bout of assistosis.

Etymology: assist, osis

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Disinterestation

Created by: Puptentacle

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Sentence: Obviously he is suffering from advanced disinterestation.

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Chorepox

Created by: lela2210

Pronunciation: chorh-poks

Sentence: He would have helped with the ironing, but he was struck by a crippling yet strangely short lived case of chorepox.

Etymology: chore: A small or odd job pox: A disease characterised by multiple skin pustules

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Latharengitis

Created by: dinglejerry

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Sentence: When his dad told him to mow the lawn, Billy instantly became stricken with Latharengitis.

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Testostrance

jwalter32

Created by: jwalter32

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Sentence: Doris began to take advantage of George's testostrances, using those opportunities to meet Ramon inside of Baker's Shoes while her husband dozed on a mall bench nearby.

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Tempopossumitis

Created by: jennypenny210

Pronunciation: tempohpossuhmitis

Sentence: play dead till all the work is done

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Narcoslothy

Created by: crazycarl

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Sentence: I tried to clean my room but was overcome by a case of narcoslothy.

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Chorennui

Created by: boutros9

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Fludiddle

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: flew-diddle

Sentence: I get the fluddidle every weekend when my wife asks me to clean up the yard.

Etymology: flu-do-diddle

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Lazick

lebeast

Created by: lebeast

Pronunciation: lay-zick

Sentence: After learning she had to cook for 234 guests that evening, she became very lazick, and unable to complete the task at hand.

Etymology: lazy+sick

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Dishporia

lordelph

Created by: lordelph

Pronunciation: dish-*pore*-ree-ah

Sentence: I'm afraid your husband has uncurable dishporia

Etymology: In the middle ages, the dish-poor were peasants flogged for failing to complete chores assigned by the lord of the manor. The Victorians contracted this to dishpor, with Charles Dickens popularising the use of "dishporia" in The Pickwick Papers.

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Exactimentily

Created by: rkdekdms

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Spontyrigor

solsticesword

Created by: solsticesword

Pronunciation: sponte-rigor

Sentence: The man succumed to spontyrigor with a sudden fit of coughs.

Etymology: From spontanious meaning unexpected and rigor mortise, a phase of death.

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Helpochondriac

Created by: Bernmeister

Pronunciation: help-o-kon-dree-ak

Sentence: Everytime the lawn needs mowing you get a new disease, I think you're making it up you helpochondriac.

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Partivoidicitis

Created by: jigendalitwoforks

Pronunciation: par-tih-voy-dis-eye-tus

Sentence: Joey claimed to have partivoidicitis after his father handed him the lawnmower.

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Mehlaise

Created by: emelenjr

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Slackerocity

simon1081

Created by: simon1081

Pronunciation: sla-ker-os-it-ee

Sentence: When Dad was asked to shovel the drive-way, his slackerocity acted up.

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Workdead

Created by: LostAccount

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Helpingitis

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: hellp - in - ji - tiss

Sentence: Lawrence was suddenly struck with a severe case of helpingitis when Marjorie asked him to help wit the dishes. He became unable to get off the couch or stand up for about 45 minutes.

Etymology: help, meningitis (an infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord)

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They should call that dish detergent Palm-No-Live! - Nosila, 2009-08-03: 22:59:00

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Avoiditis

Created by: McWhoopass

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This inflammation of the avoidance gland causes several overt symptoms that can be mistaken for illness, disablility, and in some extreme cases death. Caution should be used in treating victims of avoiditis as any percieved work on the part of the suffere - McWhoopass, 2006-12-13: 14:58:00

...sufferer could result in heightened symptoms - McWhoopass, 2006-12-13: 14:58:00

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Overchored

loosepiece

Created by: loosepiece

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Sentence: dave was 'overchored' when it came to doing the washing up.

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Malaze

Created by: neruka

Pronunciation: Muh-laze

Sentence: The quick, brown fox jumped over the malazin' dog

Etymology: Malaise + Laze

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Pretendead

twice

Created by: twice

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Hypershundriation

Created by: Rustkill

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Sentence: Whenever he saw dirty dishes he began to experience hypershundriation.

Etymology: From hypochondria and shun.

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Fakepassing

Created by: schubig

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Chorefever

Created by: ckknh

Pronunciation: Chore Fee' ver

Sentence: Every time I ask my daughter to clean her room, she is immobilized by chorefever and doesn't recover until the next day.

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Takepartattack

Created by: wysware

Pronunciation: take-par-ta-tack

Sentence: When asked to contribute I had a sudden takepartattack

Etymology: take part (join in; contribute) attack (coronary)

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Lazochondria

Created by: parabasis

Pronunciation: lay-zoh-KAHN-dree-ah

Sentence: When his mom asked him to mow the lawn, Harold had a lazochondriatic bout of carpal tunnel.

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Graftophobic

Chunk01

Created by: Chunk01

Pronunciation: graf-toe-fo-bic

Sentence: I'd love to help but I'm afraid I'm graftophobic

Etymology: Graft + Phobic

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Hyperdutyitis

Created by: wordbird

Pronunciation: hi-per-do-tee-i-tis

Sentence: His work gland became inflamed when she mentioned cleaning the garage, causing a near fatal case of hyperdutyitis.

Etymology: hyper-overreaction; duty-duh!; itis-disease

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Menagitis

Created by: sweetclarity

Pronunciation: m-eh-n-ah-j-eye-t-ih-s.

Sentence: "I have some bad news: it's menagitis."

Etymology: from the French "menage", meaning "household chores" & the dead language "itis", meaning "sickness". The resemblance to "meningitis" is completely uncoincidental.

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Dishwaterdiarrhea

Created by: Zengief

Pronunciation: dish-water-diarrhea

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Dishphobia

Created by: timida83

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Vigormortis

Created by: zwillinger

Pronunciation: viggerMORtiss

Sentence: Tom was overcome with VIGORMORTIS whenever asked to do anything strenuous.

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Deadicate

Created by: flossie

Pronunciation: Dead i cate

Sentence: He liked to deadicate himself to avoiding all chores

Etymology: Dead/dedicate

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Hooverastication

Created by: lottie

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Ergotoxication

Created by: mugwai

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Etymology: latin work(ergo)poison(toxica)

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Lazipossumate

Created by: lennyjaxn

Pronunciation: Ley-zee-POS-uh-meyt

Sentence: The request of Mrs. Johnson for her husband to clean out the garage caused the unfortunate man to lazipossumate until she left.

Etymology: From the low German lasich - languid, and American Indian opposum - he who plays dead

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Antitaskattack

Created by: Ochiee

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Lackowannadothatitis

Created by: HackMaster

Pronunciation: lack-O-wanna-do-that-itis

Sentence: When asked to wash the car, I suddenly experienced an onset of lackowannadothatitis.

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Flunched

Created by: frobro808

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Sentence: i'm flunched! i don't think i can make it to work today.

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Workaphobia

Created by: kckflpsk8r91

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Sentence: I have such a terrible case of workaphobia that I once told my boss my entire family died to miss work.

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Fauxsthumous

Created by: talius

Pronunciation: Foe-stu-mus

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Etymology: faux-fake posthumous-after death

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Enbartlebize

Created by: markfenn

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Workphobia

Created by: xklamation

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Etymology: (english)work+(greek)phobia

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Roisame

Created by: evinced

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Spurimalaiseria

Created by: erwalter

Pronunciation: spu·ri·ma·laise·ria

Sentence: Bobby's spurimalaiseria prevented him from taking his final exam and resulted in his falining out of college

Etymology: spurious + malaise + ria

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Feignting

Created by: Mauserketi

Pronunciation: Fayn-ting

Sentence: Don't worry, Bob didn't faint. He's only feignting.

Etymology: From faint and feign.

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Shmurg

Created by: tpm01

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Sentence: The son didn't want to mow the grass for his father so he decided to shmurg and have to stay on the couch all day.

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Thanatactum

Reita

Created by: Reita

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Assistitis

Created by: emrldctygrrl

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Lazydeath

Created by: chrisk2k7

Pronunciation: lay - zee - deh - th

Sentence: her husband was severly suffering from lazydeath

Etymology: lazy + death

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Uberapatheticism

Created by: anacani

Pronunciation: uber- apathetic -ism

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Oytonitis

Created by: madamebrothel

Pronunciation: Oy-to-ni-tis

Sentence: When David saw all the dishes that need to be done, he suddenly developed oytonitis and fell flat on the couch.

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Choroke

Created by: Jessj

Pronunciation: Chore+oak

Sentence: As soon as Marge asked him to clean out the garage he began to choroke by coughing like he had something in his throat.

Etymology: Chore + choke

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Slackmaster

Created by: moltentim

Pronunciation: slak/mas/ter

Sentence: Mary's husband avoids work like a slackmaster.

Etymology: Of relation to a couch potato

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Possuming

Created by: LlamaMan

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Idlitisis

Created by: ladyjd

Pronunciation: Eye/del/eye/tis/sis

Sentence: Suffering from idlitisis can be severly draining, especially for the rest of the family and work colleagues.

Etymology: idle:habitually doing nothing or avoiding work; -itis: Inflammation or disease of

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Feignt

Created by: dkrider

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Etymology: Feign + Faint = Feignt

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Temporaryunsanitary

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: tehm/por/ary/un/san/ti/ari

Sentence: Whenever there were chores to be done, he was overcome by temporaryunsanitary.

Etymology: temporary + insanity + sanitary

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Fakidieorillaphelia

dsingleton

Created by: dsingleton

Pronunciation: Fake-e-die-or-ill-a-phelia

Sentence: Can't come into work today, I've got "Fakidieorillaphelia"

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Tediosis

celeron450

Created by: celeron450

Pronunciation: Tee-dee-oh-siss

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Laundochondria

rivets

Created by: rivets

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Scruimatoniticalin

Created by: bunnyrounderupper

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Lazeitis

Werebear

Created by: Werebear

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Narcavoidolepsy

Created by: robynlicious

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Sentence: Sorry I couldn't set the table for dinner, but I had a wave of Narcavoidolepsy hit me so hard that I didn't think I'd even wake up to eat.

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Laboratose

Created by: gogogadget

Pronunciation: Lay-boor-a-toes

Sentence: When Sally's mother told her to finish her homework, a laboratose feeling swept over her, forcing her to continue watching LOST reruns.

Etymology: labor+comatose

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Falsilnicity

Created by: msterling

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Falstubbornazy

Created by: paperpieces

Pronunciation: Fal-stuh-born-nay-zee

Sentence: I don't know if I can go out tonight, I have a lot of work to do, I could falstubbornaze and sneak out?

Etymology: Fal- meaning false, stubborn meaning selfish, -azy from lazy.

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Travailitis

Created by: andystephenson

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Sentence: Work just gives me travailitis

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Taskophobia

Created by: hvhtim

Pronunciation: tas-co-FO-be-ah

Sentence: taskophobia struck as soon as dishes were mentioned.

Etymology: task, -phobia

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Workondriac

Created by: Flixst

Pronunciation: wer-kon-dree-ak

Sentence: "He can't work because he's a workondriac

Etymology: work + hypochondriac

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Illazyrated

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: Ill-lazy-rated

Sentence: As long as Jill makes dinner, Jack is illazyrated in fromt of the TV.

Etymology: Incapacitated + lazy = Illazyrated

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Scrubfreeze

Created by: mdschermer

Pronunciation: SCRUB-freeze

Sentence: After dinner, everyone spontaneously developed scrubfreeze - until I told them I had a dishwashing machine.

Etymology: to scrub + to freeze

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Diebusy

Created by: labareda

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Shillness

Created by: urbanwookie

Pronunciation: shill-ness

Sentence: Norbert quickly feigned a long-term shillness when he saw the lawn was needing cut and the much prayed for rain had not materialised.

Etymology: shill -> illness

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Flamboozled

Created by: Edburns

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Sentence: The young toddler was flamboozled after his mother asked him to take out the trash.

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Nochorism

Created by: Dormin87

Pronunciation: No-chore-is-um

Sentence: Bob suddenly came down with nochorism when it was time to take the trash out again.

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Flushidle

Created by: skelk

Pronunciation: Flush-iddle

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Narcotasky

librarian

Created by: librarian

Pronunciation: nar'co-tasky

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Etymology: narcolepsy + tasks

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Skiveitis

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: sky vie tis

Sentence: he suffered from excessive skiveitis, we couldnt get him to do any work.

Etymology: to skive is an english way to avoid work.

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Chorlergy

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: chore-ler-gy

Sentence: Marvin had a terrible chorlergy. Paint made him break out in a rash, dust gave him hives, his toolbox gave him a collapsed spine and detergent was like kryptonite to his system.

Etymology: chore: tedious household task + allergy: a high sensitivity to certain substances that make the sufferer sneeze, break out in a rash or, in extreme cases, have to be rushed to the hospitalwith anaphalactic shock

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Workulosis

Created by: valhallan

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Sentence: i can't, i think i have workulosis

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Inertiatosis

Created by: tangledupinblue

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Sentence: Mom wanted me to clean my room but I was saved by a sudden attack of inertiatosis.

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Shirkicize

Created by: MayorBob

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Taskaphobiysim

Created by: stormee

Pronunciation: task-a-foebee-ism

Sentence: Her husband had a sudden attack of taskaphoiyism when it came time to mow the lawn.

Etymology: A sudden illness related to task related work.

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Responsibilityitis

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: res + pons + ih + bill + ih + tee + eye + tiss

Sentence: Bill was rushed to the hospital when his responsibilityitis flared up; at least he didn't have to take the girls shopping.

Etymology: responsibility + itis

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Hypochoria

Created by: bozzerino

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Etymology: hypochondria chore

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Laboralyze

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: ley-BOR-uh-Lahyz \lA-"bOr-&-'lIz\

Sentence: The company decided to replace "sick days" with "incidental time-off days" to reduce employee laboralizing.

Etymology: labor from English "labor" + alyze from English "paralyze"

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Opossumism

Created by: ashelbane

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Chorebolia

Created by: mloewnau2

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Avoidachore

Created by: bilbo7369

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Lazybuggery

Created by: Psychicsi

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Lazividy

ubgrud

Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: lay-ziff-ity

Sentence: We were supposed to do some springcleaning on the weekend, but were overcome by lazividy.

Etymology: lazy levidity

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Lazititus

Created by: frydfysh

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Choreitus

Created by: GreatRandew

Pronunciation: Chore-Ite-us

Sentence: When Dad had was asked to do the dishes he had a sudden fit of choreitus

Etymology: From the English Word Chore and the English -itus a common extension for illnesses

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Possumnation

Created by: DIKIDI

Pronunciation: pah-sum-NA-shun

Sentence: possumnation always strikes my children right at room cleaning time.

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Fatiguery

Created by: jannn

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Futral

Created by: vladtheimpala

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Sentence: As the argument between his wife and mother degenerated to new lows, Barry remained futral.

Etymology: Futile and Neutral

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Workolepsy

Created by: Wriiight

Pronunciation: work/o/lep/sy (long o sound in second syllable)

Sentence: When things need to be done you can count on his workolepsy disorder to kick in.

Etymology: work + narcolepsy

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Lacksidasichondria

jeremiahbritt

Created by: jeremiahbritt

Pronunciation: lahk-sih-daiz-ih-kon-dree-ah

Sentence: As I lay pinned under the armoire, I wished Jane's lacksidasichondria hadn't convinced her she had spontaneously generated lupus.

Etymology: lacksidasical + hyperchondria

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Workophobia

Created by: kaykee

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Chovoit

Created by: JCrap

Pronunciation: cho/VOYT

Sentence: Harold became quite distressed as Thanksgiving dinner came to a close and he saw the amount of cleaning that would be necessary. In fact, he was so chovoit, Harold actually fainted in his chair.

Etymology: Chores and Avoid.

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Worksickneism

Created by: Auxilizz

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Grenkling

Created by: taftouf

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Drudgephobic

Created by: jstrange

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Sentence: Tom was always out buying new clothes since he was drudgephobic and could never do laundry.

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Chorelera

Created by: Wanax

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Choreaphobia

Created by: dahlea

Pronunciation: chore-a-phobia

Sentence: Dave's choreaphobia flared up when his wife asked for help with the dishes.

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Dutophasia

doogman

Created by: doogman

Pronunciation: doo-toe-fay-shah

Sentence: When asked to clean up the cat's vomit, George suddenly collapsed from dutophasia.

Etymology: From that Latin 'Duto' (work) and Phasia (illness)

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Laborfeign

Created by: Viveja

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Malachore

Created by: christoms

Pronunciation: Mal-ah-chore

Sentence: David was overcome with a sudden Malachore which caused him to feel faint when his mother told him to mow the lawn

Etymology: Mala as in Malady, for illness. chore, as in basic task

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Flegate

Created by: currentlyinsolitude

Pronunciation: fli-gate

Sentence: When asked to sweep the floor, Jon flegated, and had to be rushed to the hospital.

Etymology: German

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Workalepsy

Created by: Sed8ed

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Slobajob

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: slob-a-job

Sentence: Uri was such a slobajob, well able to make a mess but incapable of cleaning one up.

Etymology: Messy recycling of 1) Slob, somebody who would live in the own excrement and 2) Bob-a-job, to do a small task in return for a reward, especially by boy scouts.

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I know a few slobajobs... But I refuse to clean up after them. (Actually I just pretend to refuse, because I can't stand the mess.) - jrogan, 2009-08-04: 07:21:00

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Comments:

Divakar - 2006-12-13: 02:03:00
Hey guys...I'm new and maybe I'm misunderstanding something. It's called "verbotomy" but do our words have to be verbs? Because to me, this seems to ask for an adjective. I mean, "To fake a sudden..." or "To react with sudden illness..." would sound more verbish.

wordmeister - 2006-12-13: 03:02:00
Hey Divakar, Any kind of word will do, as long as it is you can use it in a sentence. And the funnier that sentence that more votes you'll get...

verbatul - 2006-12-13: 07:54:00
Divakar has a point though. An attempt should be made to supply a verb when one is asked for (and still maintain wit).

BaruMonkey - 2006-12-13: 10:32:00
insofar as the name of the game is concerned... Verboseness, Verbosity (n) - An expressive style that uses excessive or empty words.

DarthWader - 2006-12-13: 11:53:00
I agree with Divakar... The definition begins with "To be..." not "The condition of..." Verb, verb, verb. Verb is the worb.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-12-13: 13:13:00
Hey Players,
As you may have noticed we have lot's of new Verbotomists. Welcome to everyone! We are working on setting up a grouping system, so that we can play in smaller groups... We will keep you posted, as we update the system! Cheers, James

warped - 2006-12-13: 13:40:00
Bah, I should read the list FIRST next time: I accidently ended up using someone else's word (shirkitis). Ah well. Also, grouping people into smaller groups would be great, it seems we got a flood of people from Jay Is Games...

wordmeister - 2006-12-13: 13:45:00
Hey read the sentence for Workumvent -- it's funny

TheCapn - 2006-12-13: 20:57:00
Im pretty sure there is a real word for this...

TheCapn - 2006-12-13: 21:16:00
There is, its "Malinger"

- 2006-12-13: 22:12:00
DarthWader, "verb" also refers to words and speech, as in the words "verbal" and "verbalize," or as BaruMonkey pointed out, "verbose." Thus this game is not about the part of speech called "verb," but rather about words in general.

oxhead oxhead - 2006-12-14: 00:09:00
Bifurcated Rivets posted a link to your site recently. That's how I got here.

missparaguay1991 - 2006-12-15: 10:34:00
James you are geniatic! how didn't I think of possibilizing such a fun game! At least we've you! Congreetings!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-12-17: 11:54:00
Hey missparaguay, Thanks for the compliment. What really amazes me, is the super-creativity of all our the players -- there are so many terrific words and sentences! ~ James

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