Verboticism: Choritis

'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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Dullchorexia

Created by: Jester

Pronunciation: DuL-CHaw-X-ia

Sentence: Dave was suddenly struck down with dullchorexia when his wife mentioned that the shelves had not been put up.

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Ahandypox

Created by: oohisay

Pronunciation: a-handy-pox

Sentence: When asked to lend a hand with the deck building, Roger was stricken with a bout of ahandypox.

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Chorevasia

Created by: attis

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Sentence: The sound of vacuuming and a serious case of chorevasia put him out of action for hours.

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Latharengitis

Created by: dinglejerry

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Sentence: When his dad told him to mow the lawn, Billy instantly became stricken with Latharengitis.

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Procrastindie

Created by: bortman

Pronunciation: pro-CRAS-tin-die

Sentence: Daddy procrastindied when mommy asked him to do the dishes.

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Failment

Created by: steev

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Possuming

Created by: LlamaMan

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Testostrance

jwalter32

Created by: jwalter32

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Sentence: Doris began to take advantage of George's testostrances, using those opportunities to meet Ramon inside of Baker's Shoes while her husband dozed on a mall bench nearby.

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Chorilipsy

carlcollins

Created by: carlcollins

Pronunciation: chore-i-lip-sy

Sentence: Everytime its time to clean the bathroom she goes into a choriliptic fit.

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Abchorance

Created by: plewis

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