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Sympatigo

Top verboticism of the day created by galwaywegian

DEFINITION: v. To listen intently and sympathize with your colleagues when they request assistance, and then to simply, and completely, forget about it. n. The ability to sympathize with, yet ignore, requests for help.

Pronunciation: simmm pat eye gow

Sentence: He was tres sympatigo, nodding sympathetically while reversing out the door

Etymology: sympatico, I go

Created by: galwaywegian.

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Empathetic: /em-pa-theh-tik/ Our IT team is very empathetic. They listen attentively to our problems and then promptly forget about them. Etymology: empathy + pathetic Created by: Jabberwocky.

Shampathize: /sham\\\' pa thize/ Julie\\\'s partner said he was very overwhelmed with their joint project, and it was Julie\\\'s turn to call clients. Julie completely shampathized, then she went back to shopping online. Etymology: Sham + sympathize Created by: karenanne.

Comments:

Etymology: Sham + sympathize - karenanne, 2009-09-18: 15:09:00

Good word! And I am not just being shampathetic... - jrogan, 2009-09-18: 15:55:00

Awtoobadno: /Aw-too-bad-no/ "Aww...I'm so sorry and I feel your pain Paula Pokealong, but dear I will not help you again with your work and it's an awtoobadno situation for you that you must handle it this time on your own." Etymology: Aw;—used to express mild disappointment, gentle entreaty, or real or mock sympathy or sentiment. Too; to an excessive degree : excessively : to such a degree as to be regrettable. Bad; failing to reach an acceptable standard. NO!; not so —used to express negation, dissent, denial, or refusal. Created by: abrakadeborah.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-27: 00:01:41
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus.
Thank you erasmus! ~ James

erasmus erasmus - 2007-02-27: 11:23:00
Thanks James! shame I cant think of a word this time though, boo!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-19: 09:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus. Thank you erasmus. ~ James

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