Verboticism: Deadicate

'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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Lazillnerous

Created by: Hjason

Pronunciation: la-zill-ner-ous

Sentence: Oh, honey, can you please do the dishes for me because I am so lazillnerous.

Etymology: lazy-illness-rouse

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Dishwaterdiarrhea

Created by: Zengief

Pronunciation: dish-water-diarrhea

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Chorlapse

Created by: poptart9

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Sentence: He had a case of chorlapse when she asked him to help.

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Intellazified

Created by: Teresa

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Thesbolepsy

Created by: tritium

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Etymology: Thesbo- and -lepsy.

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Dishporia

lordelph

Created by: lordelph

Pronunciation: dish-*pore*-ree-ah

Sentence: I'm afraid your husband has uncurable dishporia

Etymology: In the middle ages, the dish-poor were peasants flogged for failing to complete chores assigned by the lord of the manor. The Victorians contracted this to dishpor, with Charles Dickens popularising the use of "dishporia" in The Pickwick Papers.

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Taskphyxiate

Created by: DarthWader

Pronunciation: task fix ee 8

Sentence: Daddy was taskphyxiated by the piling snow in the driveway.

Etymology: task (work, business, havings-to-do) + asphyxiate (to kill by depriving of air)

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Absintose

Created by: theantiipod

Pronunciation: Ab-sin-tose

Sentence: Oh don't get all absintose on me just because I asked you to vacuum the stairs.

Etymology: Absent + sin (without) + comotose

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Nowantism

MrOliver

Created by: MrOliver

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Sentence: Tracy's acute nowantism prevented her from washing the dishes.

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Procrastiphilia

Created by: Drock

Pronunciation: pro-cras-ta-FIL-ee-uh

Sentence: When Bobby heard his mother ask him to clean his room, he felt another wave of procrastiphilia come on.

Etymology: Procrastination - to put something off. -philia - a positive feeling of liking

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