Verboticism: Cellulardysfunction

'Aaahhh! Stop the train! '

DEFINITION: v. To feel stressed and anxious and when your mobile phone runs out of battery power, drops its network connection, or in the worst case, gets misplaced and lost. n. A panic attack caused by an interruption in your mobile phone service.

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Celladdict

Created by: stephboo43

Pronunciation: cell-add-ict

Sentence: she is such a celladdict, she can't go 5 minutes without cell phone service.

Etymology:

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Cellphobia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sell-FO-bya

Sentence: Celine would suffer bouts of debilitating cellphobia whenever her cell phone service suffered even a momentary outage and as often as not she'd shriek or make other kinds of noises that gave those around her great concern.

Etymology: Blend of 'cell' (short name for cell phone) and 'phobia' (irrational fear)

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COMMENTS:

She needs to get weaned off cells gradually with some cell-you-light! Good Word. - Nosila, 2009-05-22: 11:54:00

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Panicell

Created by: scarletzinc

Pronunciation: pah-nee-sayl

Sentence:

Etymology: Panic Cell

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Matrixiety

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: mā'trĭ-zī'ĭ-tē

Sentence: Denny suddenly realized he had left his Blackberry at the office. The doors of the metro had just closed. He began to sweat cold droplets as the matrixiety set in and he realized he would be off the grid-no email, cell phone or internet connection-and utterly unable to check his standing on VERBOTOMYtm-for at least an hour.

Etymology: 'matrix,' var. of 'matriz,' rap form of matress, as in 'doing my biz, on the matriz, she loves my jiz;' 'iety,' egoism.

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COMMENTS:

great etymology - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 13:13:00

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Tunamobphobia

Created by: valevans

Pronunciation: ton-a-mo-bee-fo-bee-a

Sentence: Sally suffered from tunamobphobia when she was on a train about to go into a tunnel

Etymology: mob-move phobia-fear

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Cellophobia

Created by: mwgloe21

Pronunciation: Cell-O-Phobia

Sentence: Jane suffered from cellophobia when she went through a tunnel.

Etymology: cell, -phobia-fear of

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Krayzeeadictionaphobia

Created by: tituba

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Imservusphobia

Created by: moontopia

Pronunciation: im-ser-vus-fo-bee-a

Sentence: The crazy and wishing to be youthful woman was stricken with imservusphobia, when her cell phone made the undesirable beep when she was texting her 92-year old mom.

Etymology: im-not servus-sevice phobia-fear

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Wirelessinterruptus

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wahyuhr-lis-in-tuh-ruhp-tuhs

Sentence: Martha is practically connected to her cell phone. She calls it Bruce and treats it like a boyfriend without the breaking up for no good reason part. She confides almost every detail of her life to her celly. The very thought wirelessinterruptus makes her quiver with angst.

Etymology: wireless (cellular phone) coitus interuptus (a method of birth-control in which a man, during intercourse withdraws)

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Cellphonia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sell - FONE - ya

Sentence: The thought of not having contact with the 'outside' world for even a minute or two would cause Daphne to have fits of cellphonia bordering on outright hysteria.

Etymology: Blend of cell phone with phobia OR paranoia.

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COMMENTS:

And, dyspnonia, which is Diane Rehm's affliction. - stache, 2008-04-03: 18:48:00

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