Verboticism: Malorkway

'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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Responsiblitits

Created by: MrLint

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Etymology: Acute inflammation of the responsibility gland

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Spurimalaiseria

Created by: erwalter

Pronunciation: spu·ri·ma·laise·ria

Sentence: Bobby's spurimalaiseria prevented him from taking his final exam and resulted in his falining out of college

Etymology: spurious + malaise + ria

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Mortivoid

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Created by: grant0

Pronunciation: Mort-i-void

Sentence: "Oh not again! Joe's mortivoiding taking out the trash."

Etymology: From "morti-" meaning dead (as in mortician) and void from "avoid".

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Sherkitis

Created by: barcafc2003

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Malachore

Created by: christoms

Pronunciation: Mal-ah-chore

Sentence: David was overcome with a sudden Malachore which caused him to feel faint when his mother told him to mow the lawn

Etymology: Mala as in Malady, for illness. chore, as in basic task

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Lathazy

Created by: socialyabusd

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Opossumism

Created by: ashelbane

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Foopitude

Created by: fooop

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Assistosis

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ass-is-toe-sis

Sentence: When asked by his wife to help get the groceries from the car, Bob was overcome by an unexpected bout of assistosis.

Etymology: assist, osis

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Possify

Created by: squirrelian

Pronunciation: possify

Sentence: If Bill comes looking for volunteers just possify until he goes away.

Etymology: derived from "playing possum" combined with "ossify"

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