Verboticism: Drivelish

'This may hurt a little. So tell me, how are your kids?'

DEFINITION: n., Forced small talk used by professional caregivers to put patients at ease. (Not usually effective.) v., To ask insipid questions while subjecting a person to an intimate, awkward or painful procedure.

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Eyedoangiveashitchat

Created by: Lolagrrl

Pronunciation: Eye-doan-give-ay-shit-chat

Sentence: The two convention-goers made eyedoangiveashitchat while waiting for the elevator to take them to Karaoke night at the hotel's fireside lounge. Neither were enriched by the experience

Etymology: The name says it all... ;-)

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COMMENTS:

Btw: I consider singing Karaoke at a Hotel lounge to be an intimate, awkward AND painful procedure. ;D - Lolagrrl, 2007-10-18: 15:31:00

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Chatation

Created by: Juny1

Pronunciation: chat-eh-tion

Sentence: The doctor enjoyed the chatation, being done to the paitent

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Examoration

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: igzamôrāshən

Sentence: It was only being subjected to an examoration that William found out that Dr. Bob was a member of Toastmasters and due to deliver a speech that evening. Somehow he isn*t sure he is better off knowing everything he now knows about newts.

Etymology: examination (a detailed inspection or investigation) + oration (a formal speech, esp. one given on a ceremonial occasion)

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Ineptpesk

Created by: 526630

Pronunciation: in-ept-pesk

Sentence: The dentist is always such an ineptpesk, talking to me while cleaning my teeth when he know i cant talk.

Etymology: inept-awkward pesky-annoying

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Interrorgate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in ter or gayt

Sentence: When Dr.Payne had George in her dental chair, she often asked him casual questions to get his mind off his ordeal. But since he really could not answer the questions properly, he felt this questioning was a way to interrorgate him.

Etymology: Interrogate (pose a series of questions to) & Terror (an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety)

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Soothesay

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: sue-th-say

Sentence: The soothesaying ran on endlessly throughout the consultation until finally at the end the doctor gasped for a drink of water and I managed to sneak out of the surgery before she could launch into her predictions for my future health.

Etymology: soothe + say + soothsayer

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Nice! - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-16: 09:32:00

Thanks for the chuckle! - aayeye, 2007-10-16: 10:11:00

Good sentence; nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-16: 23:04:00

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Distromain

Created by: lauren

Pronunciation: dis/tro/main

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Etymology: dist ffrom distract, rom from 'from', and ain from pain.

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Odilouge

Created by: e9b9t9

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Mediblather

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: medi-blathər

Sentence: The treatment was bad enough. The mediblather was about to make him scream. The only thing that was mildly distracting him from the pain was the thought of choking the shallow life out of this jabbermonkey.

Etymology: medical (of or relating to the science of medicine, or to the treatment of illness and injuries) + blather (talk long-windedly without making very much sense)

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Defearism

Created by: aigle101

Pronunciation: de-fear-ism

Sentence: To "defear"in a moment of extreme fear or panic: "The dentist used defearism to make the patient feel comfortable"

Etymology: de; to undo - fear ;terribly scared of something

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makes sense to me .... - aigle101, 2007-10-17: 13:49:00

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