Verboticism: Manualmentia

'I have to sharpen it?'

DEFINITION: An often debilitating condition characterized by compulsive, repetitive and obsessive reading of product documentation and warranties.

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Docuaddiction

Created by: swaizel

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Documentosis

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Created by: coch000

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Pulsosity

rilstix

Created by: rilstix

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Rereadementia

Created by: lindaleh

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Atypetic

ubgrud

Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: aye-typ-et-ick

Sentence: OMG she is just so atypetic. She put all of the Ikea instructions into a powerpoint presentation and displayed it on the wall the entire time we were constructing the shelving unit.

Etymology: type-a personality

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Instrucsecure

Lapper

Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: in-STRUC-sec-YOUR

Sentence: Robert knew exactly how to use the soldering gun, but every time he tried to use it he found himself instrucsecure, glancing at the manual again and again.

Etymology: Instructions and insecure

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Manualphilism

Created by: sunny

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Sentence: Manualphilism is incurable without detailed directions.

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Warrier

Created by: hvhtim

Pronunciation: War-eee-ur

Sentence: Like many disabled persons, Jim was quite the warrier, always reading his wheelchair's warranty.

Etymology: warranty + worrier

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Overinstructology

Created by: hipcheck16

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Rereferenstress

Created by: catgrin

Pronunciation: ree-ref-ruhns-tres

Sentence: Because of my referenstress it took six hours to build one flatpack chair!

Etymology: combination of "re" "reference" and "stress"

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