Verboticism: Culpoholic

'You're melting my ice cream!'

DEFINITION: n. A person who blames their neighbors, coworkers, and/or parents for anything and everything that is wrong in the world. v. To lay blame on someone for something which is obviously beyond their control and influence.

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Critisighs

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: kri/ti/size

Sentence: Sally was convinced that the world was doomed by thoughtless people and would often let her opinions out in carefully aimed citisighs. "odor" "mold" "dust" "waste of space"

Etymology: criticize + sighs

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COMMENTS:

funny word! - wordmeister, 2008-04-24: 10:09:00

Nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-26: 19:10:00

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Impugnity

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: im-PYOON--uh-tee

Sentence: Miranda's usual approach to things she disliked or disapproved of would be to launch an attack of impugnity without regard to truth or veracity.

Etymology: Play on the word impugn

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Blunderbus

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bluhn-der-buhs

Sentence: Jill never feels that she is to blame for anything. Should one of her friends suggest that she has made a mistake, she is perfectly willing to throw them under the blunderbus. She will then take over for the driver and do doughnuts just to drive her point home.

Etymology: blunder (mistake) + blunderbuss (an obsolete short musket with large bore and flared muzzle, used to scatter shot at short range )

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Raptionalize

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /RAP-shun-uh-liyz/

Sentence: Nothing was ever Doug's fault, and he would be the first one to admit that. He would raptionalize away any hint of blame for anything that went wrong, and he never hesitated to name a scapegoat for any conceivable problem. Doug made an art out of 'passing the buck'. Even when he was caught taking office supplies from the office, he blamed his parents for not spending enough time with him as a child, because, he explained, they were both workaholics.

Etymology: Rap - blame or punishment, especially for a crime (from Swedish, rapp "light blow" as in a rebuke) + Rationalize - to ascribe problems to causes that superficially seem reasonable and valid, but are actually unrelated (from Latin, ratiōnālis "reason")

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Blamhor

Moonstar

Created by: Moonstar

Pronunciation: Blam-hore

Sentence: Tina was a sweet girl, but when that Blamhor idiot Gretchen spilled red wine all over her brand new wedding dress, then blamed Tina for making her do it, Tina snapped, chasing her round the room in her soiled dress on her big day.

Etymology: Blame, as in to place blame + Whore, as in prostitute or manwhore.

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Sinflate

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: sin-flate

Sentence: Jean would sinflate every mistake Jack made until he felt like he needed to beg for absolution.

Etymology: sin: guilt, trespass, ungodliness + inflate:aggrandize, blow out of proportion

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Blamebidextrous

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: blame/bee/dex/trose

Sentence: A blamebedextrous person can shift blame with double the speed.

Etymology: blame + be + ambidextrous

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COMMENTS:

clver! - mweinmann, 2009-06-18: 08:52:00

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Blaminista

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: Blay-min-eest-ah

Sentence: "I bet it's my fault you have a hangnail," Jeffry cried out in frustration. According to Christa the Blaminista, he was responsible for all that was wrong with their relationship.

Etymology: Blaming + ist, agent noun suffix, also used to indicate adherence to a certain doctrine or custom -- ista, from Sp. form, popularized in Eng. 1970s by names of Latin-American revolutionary movements.

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Faultune

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: folt-you-n

Sentence: Kate was shunned by her neighbours because they were tired of her faultuning them. They had tried to be friendly, but what could they do with someone who castigated them for the sun coming up later as Winter came on.

Etymology: fault + fortune (destiny, fate) + tune (she's not singing that same old song again?)

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Juggerblame

Created by: alicat

Pronunciation: Jug-er-blame

Sentence: Tom loved to Juggerblame everyone when things weren't going his way. From his car accident that his mother-in-law caused, to his ingrown toe-nail caused by the thunderstorms, everything was always someone else's fault.

Etymology: Juggernaut (something that destroys everything in its path) + blame (to place the responsibility of the action / event on someone else)

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