Verboticism: Grandmalaise

'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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Chorolepsy

Created by: Vermithrax

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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Malaisance

Created by: erlking

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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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Choreitosis

Created by: ipmcleod

Pronunciation: CHORR-i-toe-sis

Sentence: A sudden strain of choreitosis afflicted my friends that weekend, so I moved myself

Etymology: Choreit, from the Ruritanian cho-rit, meaning nothing, and osis, from the Ruritanian ohcys, meaning good for.

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Effortaphobia

Created by: babel

Pronunciation: ef-fort-a-pho-bee-a

Sentence: Billy always felt a sudden rush of effortaphobia whenever the ironing board was near.

Etymology: effort + phobia

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Illazydaze

Created by: proArchy

Pronunciation: il-lay-zee-dayz

Sentence: Anytime I see the garbage overflowing i start to shiver and illazydaze, generally followed by blacking out

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Worksickneism

Created by: Auxilizz

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Maturaphobia

Created by: jonique

Pronunciation: maturaphobia (ma*chur*a*fob*ee*a)

Sentence: Daddy forgot to pick me up from school due to his maturaphobia.

Etymology: maturaphobia stems from the word "mature", which is to grow and learn over a certain time period, and the word "phobia", which is to fear something. These two words together create "a fear of maturity or maturing"

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Abchorance

Created by: plewis

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Oytonitis

Created by: madamebrothel

Pronunciation: Oy-to-ni-tis

Sentence: When David saw all the dishes that need to be done, he suddenly developed oytonitis and fell flat on the couch.

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