Verboticism: Discociaversolepsy

'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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Possumize

Created by: red11385

Pronunciation: poss-uhm-ize

Sentence: Dad possimized when asked to mow the lawn, but miraculously recovered when his buddy asked him to the football game.

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Helpochondriac

Created by: john621

Pronunciation: help-o-kon-dree-ak

Sentence: Everytime the lawn needs mowing you get a new disease, I think you're making it up you helpochondriac.

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Possumism

Created by: Bosco

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Mortivoid

grant0

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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Moilady

Created by: Tesla

Pronunciation: moil-a-dee

Sentence: Bob suffered from severe moilady, breaking out in hives whenever laundry was mentioned.

Etymology: Moil + malady

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Chorolepsy

Created by: cataath

Pronunciation: Chore-o-lep-see

Sentence: Dad has chorolepsy, I can't wake him up!

Etymology: Chore - work around the house olepsy - last part of narcolepsy. ;)

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Responsibilitis

Created by: Baruch

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Lazividy

ubgrud

Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: lay-ziff-ity

Sentence: We were supposed to do some springcleaning on the weekend, but were overcome by lazividy.

Etymology: lazy levidity

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Fakidieorillaphelia

dsingleton

Created by: dsingleton

Pronunciation: Fake-e-die-or-ill-a-phelia

Sentence: Can't come into work today, I've got "Fakidieorillaphelia"

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Temporamortis

Created by: Jewlicious

Pronunciation: TEM pruh mohr tis

Sentence: I had a bout of temporamortis earlier today, but I should be fine now.

Etymology: From the latin root temp- for time and mortis for death

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