Verboticism: Workolepsy

'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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Unreworcoleptic

Created by: Windyo

Pronunciation: Un/weur/ko/lep/tic

Sentence: This person in unreworkoleptic... He can't even hear of unrewarding activites without fainting.

Etymology: Base of "un", mixed with "work" arranged with a C rather than a K, and "leptic" comes from "narcoleptic" ^^

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Responsibitis

Created by: hugecranium

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Sentence: Carl came down with a severe case of responsibitis when asked to take out the trash.

Etymology: My cat said it the other day.

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Nublo

Created by: tazarte

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Shirkolepsy

Created by: Sissyphus

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Sentence: Meg had a shirkoleptic fit after the beer was gone and it was time to carry the boxes downstairs.

Etymology: shirk(avoid duty) + lepsy(seizure)

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COMMENTS:

Good Word Siss! - wordmeister, 2006-12-13: 13:39:00

oxhead First time user here. I have to say, after seeing this word, I can tell I'm in the big leagues. It's a beautiful funny word. - oxhead, 2006-12-13: 17:22:00

erasmus top word. Hits the nail on the head. - erasmus, 2006-12-18: 07:07:00

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Tempopossumitis

Created by: jennypenny210

Pronunciation: tempohpossuhmitis

Sentence: play dead till all the work is done

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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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Chorelera

Created by: Wanax

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Laborfeign

Created by: Viveja

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Sicklette

Created by: Robke22

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Fatiguery

Created by: jannn

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