Verboticism: Laborophobia

'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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Potamobility

Created by: Bunny36

Pronunciation: Po-tah-moh-bill-i-tee

Sentence: Daddy seems to have come down with another case of potatamobility.

Etymology: Thought to have originated from the saying 'coach potato'.

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Choreitus

Created by: GreatRandew

Pronunciation: Chore-Ite-us

Sentence: When Dad had was asked to do the dishes he had a sudden fit of choreitus

Etymology: From the English Word Chore and the English -itus a common extension for illnesses

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Possumvent

Created by: jboehnker

Pronunciation: poss' um vent

Sentence: When faking a seizure in order to possumvent a history test, it is important to remember to wet your pants for that extra bit of realism.

Etymology: possum + circuumvent

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Laborified

Created by: Frejesal

Pronunciation: Lah-BORE-if-eyed

Sentence: When I asked him to run an errand he fell to the ground, totally laborified at the prospect of work!

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Slackipseudoailment

knave

Created by: knave

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Labourcede

Created by: Kevcom2007

Pronunciation: lay/bour/seed

Sentence: Daddy Joe had a severe case of labourcede when it came time to do simple household chores, like getting off the couch and doing the dishes.

Etymology: labour + cede (surrender)

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Andycapped

Created by: Thunderfoot

Pronunciation:

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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Workitis

Created by: MShort

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Lazydeath

Created by: chrisk2k7

Pronunciation: lay - zee - deh - th

Sentence: her husband was severly suffering from lazydeath

Etymology: lazy + death

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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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