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DEFINITION: n. The embarrassing situation which occurs when a someone says "I love you" and you cannot say it back because you don't "love them", you just "like them". v. To feel uncomfortable when someone says "I love you."

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Fortilove

Top verboticism of the day created by GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: four-tee-luv

Sentence: It was fortilove at first sight. Maria was feeling uneasy after Carlos spent so much money on her. The dinner, the flowers, the limo. What was next, a ring? He made such an effort to score points and win her affections but she felt it was inappropriate. Anything more would be too much and it would be game over.

Etymology: A play on the tennis score '40-luv' where the game is over if the server scores the next point.

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Comments:

Good one! - TJayzz, 2009-02-10: 14:53:00

Super clever. Great create. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-10: 17:47:00

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Blushoff: /Bluu-sh-off/ When Richard declared his undying love for Anna, she was mortified and a little embarrassed. Although she liked him, she had to give him the blushoff as there was no way she could think of him as anything other than a friend. Etymology: Blush(to be embarrassed) Play on give someone the brush off. Created by: TJayzz.

Comments:

cute and hits the meaning well. - mweinmann, 2009-02-10: 09:37:00

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-10: 10:24:00

Perfection! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-10: 17:36:00

Excellent!! - Mustang, 2009-02-10: 21:31:00

Shuxfu: /SH-UH-CKS-FOO/ I was totally shuxfued last night after Stacy just grinned and won the world's shoe gazing contest... Etymology: Aww Shux + Kung Fu to the ticker. Created by: idavecook.

Fearvor: /feer-vor/ Sally had an aversion to intimacy and experienced tremendous fearvor when anyone mentioned the 'L' word. Etymology: fervor (intense emotion) + fear Created by: Jabberwocky.

Comments:

fiercesome - silveryaspen, 2009-02-10: 17:44:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-10: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-24: 01:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

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