Verboticism: Taskaphobiysim

'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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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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Opusaphobic

Created by: galwaywegian

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Psychosomavoidance

Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: sahy-koh-suh-muh-void-ns

Sentence: Every time he has to clean his room he gets a case of phychosomavoidance.

Etymology: psycho -- of the mind soma -- of the body avoidance -- the act of delaying

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Lacksidasichondria

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Created by: jeremiahbritt

Pronunciation: lahk-sih-daiz-ih-kon-dree-ah

Sentence: As I lay pinned under the armoire, I wished Jane's lacksidasichondria hadn't convinced her she had spontaneously generated lupus.

Etymology: lacksidasical + hyperchondria

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Errandeath

Created by: LadyJaffa

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Choresick

Created by: J03Yvanalstyne

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Skivitis

Created by: Bulletchewer

Pronunciation: sky-vy-tus

Sentence: Ironing is impossible for sufferers of skivitis.

Etymology: From "skive" which means to dodge work or skip school.

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Ergasm

Created by: wattoo

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Sentence: When his wife asked him to mow the lawn, he ergasmed all over the floor.

Etymology: A combination of ergo (meaning work) and asm mfron spasm.

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Workphobia

Created by: xklamation

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Etymology: (english)work+(greek)phobia

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Workolepsy

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wərkəlepsē

Sentence: Whenever the subject of chores comes up Ralph develops a strange condition where he instantly nods off. He has tried his protest that it is a medical condition called workolepsy. The only problem is that every time he makes an effort to explain, he dozes off.

Etymology: work (activity involving mental or physical effort) + Narcolepsy (a condition characterized by an extreme tendency to fall asleep whenever in relaxing surroundings)

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:) - galwaywegian, 2010-12-07: 09:57:00

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