Verboticism: Impossumate

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Graftophobic

Chunk01

Created by: Chunk01

Pronunciation: graf-toe-fo-bic

Sentence: I'd love to help but I'm afraid I'm graftophobic

Etymology: Graft + Phobic

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Lazipossumate

Created by: lennyjaxn

Pronunciation: Ley-zee-POS-uh-meyt

Sentence: The request of Mrs. Johnson for her husband to clean out the garage caused the unfortunate man to lazipossumate until she left.

Etymology: From the low German lasich - languid, and American Indian opposum - he who plays dead

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Workondriac

Created by: Flixst

Pronunciation: wer-kon-dree-ak

Sentence: "He can't work because he's a workondriac

Etymology: work + hypochondriac

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Slothitus

Created by: Flakey

Pronunciation: 'slOth-'I-t&s

Sentence: I beleive he is suffering from slothitus, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome or "yuppie flu".

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Deplayda

Created by: kostik

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Falsilnicity

Created by: msterling

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Workphobia

Created by: xklamation

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Etymology: (english)work+(greek)phobia

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Ergotoxication

Created by: mugwai

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Etymology: latin work(ergo)poison(toxica)

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Selfishia

Created by: Pyrophyle

Pronunciation: Sell-Fish-IA

Sentence: You won't believe what happened to me last week. I came down with selfishia when my roomates wanted me to help them clean the house.

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Slackmaster

Created by: moltentim

Pronunciation: slak/mas/ter

Sentence: Mary's husband avoids work like a slackmaster.

Etymology: Of relation to a couch potato

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