Verboticism: Cellanxious

'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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Roamophobe

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: Rohm-ah-fobe

Sentence: Bruce, with his pink Razr phone and its several Hello Kitty charms attached, would openly weep in roamophobic terror when the bus would enter the Lincoln Tunnel. How was he supposed to watch reruns of Project Runway with no bars?

Etymology: roam - use of a cell phone outside of one's calling area, phobe - person who has a particular phobia

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COMMENTS:

very funny sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 10:58:00

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Panicphonia

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pan - ick - fon - ee - aaaaaahhhh

Sentence: Lucille was so dependent on being in constant phone communication that she experienced panicphonia anytime her service was inerrupted, even if it was just for a few seconds.

Etymology: panic (a sudden fear which dominates or replaces thinking) ---> phone (electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances) ---> phobia (an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things)

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COMMENTS:

sounds like a real word - good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-22: 13:11:00

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Antivocaphobia

Created by: ttime77

Pronunciation: an-tie-voke-a-fobe-e-a

Sentence: the woman that was very excited about the conversation that was being held on her phone. When the train she was on went into a tunnel, her phone lost service thus she was diagnosed with antivocaphobia.

Etymology: anti- not voc- to call phobia- to be afraid of

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this word sucks.. - sjacksonnnn4, 2011-10-26: 15:15:00

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Panicell

Created by: scarletzinc

Pronunciation: pah-nee-sayl

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Etymology: Panic Cell

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Cellicitous

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sel is it us

Sentence: Every time Jeanine's train came near a tunnel on her daily commutes, she was overwhelmed with that cellicitous feeling akin to panic. Her fear was that once she lost connection to whomever she was speaking, she would never regain it. Her doctor finally prescribed her with some phonazepam, as much to assist her with her attacks as to improve the quality of her fellow travellers commutes.

Etymology: Cell (cellular phone) & Solicitous (full of anxiety and concern)

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Calledsweat

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: cawld-swet

Sentence: Madeleine broke out in a calledsweat every time her phone dropped out during a phone call. It started with a ringing in her ears, followed by strange mutterings about how could anyone be dialling when they are pressing buttons and there is no dial in sight. But the most dramatic effect of her calledsweat was the profuse secretion of perspiration from her ears.

Etymology: call + cold sweat

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COMMENTS:

great petaj - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-04: 15:48:00

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

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Andread

Created by: lshiva

Pronunciation:

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Igmobilephobia

Created by: sjacksonnnn4

Pronunciation: Igg-Mobile-Fobia

Sentence: igmobilephobia has gotten the best of me, i need to get out of these mountains!

Etymology: ig- without, mobile, phobia- fear

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Impossaphone

Created by: Jessalynne

Pronunciation: im-pass-a-fone

Sentence: Kathy's friend treated her impossaphone by limitting her texting and calling at night.

Etymology: noun-to be unable to live without your phone or cell phone/service

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