Verboticism: Cognomemnocrapula

'Who's the lucky lady?'

DEFINITION: v. To be unable to remember the name of a person you are speaking to, even though you've had a long-standing, and perhaps even an intimate relationship. n. An inability to remember a person's name.

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Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Kog-no-mem-no-krap-u-la

Sentence: As one who suffers from this difficulty, I can assure anyone that the initial stages of momentary forgetfullness of names can easily develop into a case of nomemoriatrix and finally a full-blown state of cognomemnocrapula.

Etymology: Short form of Latin: Cognomen (name), Memoria (Memory), Crapula (Terrible) / Atrox (Bad)

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Comments: Cognomemnocrapula

silveryaspen - 2008-03-04: 10:43:00
Double creations! Etymology latinations. Deep roots sprouting an astounding piar of words! Amazing!

silveryaspen - 2008-03-04: 10:44:00
pair ... forgive me my fingerslips ... they need to learn to quit being too quick tipsy.

Jabberwocky - 2008-03-04: 13:12:00
your word would fit in well to the music of "La cucaracha, cognomemnocrapula Ya no puede caminar