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Fantasymagoria

Top verboticism of the day created by Jabberwocky

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.

Pronunciation: fan-tas-ee-mag-or-eea

Sentence: Sally suffered from fantasymagoria every time a Star Trek convention came to town.

Etymology: fantasy + phantasmagoria (shifting series of real or imaginary figures as seen in a dream)

Created by: Jabberwocky.

Comments:

Everyone loves a good fantasy! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-05: 15:12:00

I like the way you think :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-01: 16:40:00

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Aerosis: /air-os-is/ Jody suffers from the heartbreak of aerosis constantly ducking and flinging herself under sidewalk and park benches to avoid being struck by her perceived areonautic space debris. Etymology: AEROSIS - noun - from AERO (pertaining to flying objects such as aeroplanes) + NEUROSIS (personality disorder typified by excessive anxiety and a degree of social, or interpersonal maladjustment) Created by: Stevenson0.

Comments:

Good word, but I got tongue cramps pronouncing it! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 12:47:00

I can't even say this once slow let alone three times fast ... must need an alien tongue to say this one! Superb tongue twister! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-05: 15:02:00

I think my comment was supposed to appear beneath "Pedesastrian".....AEROSIS is clever and eminently pronounceable. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 17:23:00

Nice switcheroo stevenson! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-05: 17:40:00

Paranormia: /par-uh-NOR-mya/ 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) Created by: Mustang.

Spaceflip: /spays flip/ Star crazed Sunny Boy, star gazed, while drinking a martiani (oops! martini) or two ... well actually quite a few. He searched the Milky Way and found Mars and a 1000 Grand stars. Then he saw Gal Axy and Unoch Verse in their space ship! Sunny quaked and did a spaceflip! Etymology: SPACE, FLIP. Space flip is a play on space ship. Space - as in outer space referring to everything beyond earth's atmosphere. Flip - as in 'flip out' meaning to suddenly lose your cool and sanity from fear. Created by: silveryaspen.

Comments:

Gal and Unoch were Purple People Eaters ... song of the day! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-05: 01:53:00

great etymology - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-05: 12:34:00

Nice word! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 12:44:00

Excellent story....been there, done that. - Mustang, 2009-03-05: 17:33:00

Sunny forgot to use his Nebula-nizer! Maybe all he took up in school was space...good word! - Nosila, 2009-03-05: 20:25:00

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Comments:

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

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