Verboticism: Exertiontosis

'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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Gluttering

Created by: Anctus

Pronunciation: Glu/te/ring

Sentence: And once he was asked to clean the toilet he fell gluttering to the floor.

Etymology: Gluttony+loitering

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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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Andycapped

Created by: Thunderfoot

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Sentence: Whenever Doris asks Jim to do anything during Monday Night Football, Jim suddenly becomes andycapped.

Etymology: From the cartoon character Andy Capp, who is a lazy, unmotivated drunkard.

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Deastrical

Created by: Computergeek

Pronunciation: D-As-trickle

Sentence: The boy was deastrical when it came to doing his homework.

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Zombitious

Created by: puregoofy27

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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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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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Vigormortis

Created by: boywondernyc

Pronunciation: viggerMORtiss

Sentence: Tom was overcome with VIGORMORTIS whenever asked to do anything strenuous.

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Laboralyze

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: ley-BOR-uh-Lahyz \lA-"bOr-&-'lIz\

Sentence: The company decided to replace "sick days" with "incidental time-off days" to reduce employee laboralizing.

Etymology: labor from English "labor" + alyze from English "paralyze"

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Workulosis

Created by: valhallan

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Sentence: i can't, i think i have workulosis

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