Verboticism: Workphobia

'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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Instalaze

Created by: greeneye

Pronunciation: in-sta-laze

Sentence: John's mother thwarted his attempt to instalaze in order to avoid a math test by offering him a glass of castor oil to help his mysterious "stomach ache."

Etymology: instant + lazy

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Hypogondria

Created by: josje

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Choresick

Created by: J03Yvanalstyne

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Procrastindie

Created by: bortman

Pronunciation: pro-CRAS-tin-die

Sentence: Daddy procrastindied when mommy asked him to do the dishes.

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Slothophrenia

IHeartKiwiTarts

Created by: IHeartKiwiTarts

Pronunciation: " Slaw-tho-frenia"

Sentence: A victim of slothophrenia, when introduced to any type of household chore, may exhibit signs of extreme anxiety, mental distress and or death.

Etymology: from the greek Slothocus dethacus

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Thazhoozwork

Created by: btkantz

Pronunciation: that-is-hoes- work

Sentence: daddy and chuck thazhoozwork the women in the house with any chores

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Dutiphobia

Created by: Verbotomnist

Pronunciation: Doo-tee-fo-bee-ah

Sentence: He suffers from dutiphobia, even the sight of a mop or broom may trigger an attack.

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Workulosis

Created by: valhallan

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Sentence: i can't, i think i have workulosis

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Mortachore

Lonflobber

Created by: Lonflobber

Pronunciation: Mort-a-chore-ay

Sentence: Donald was suffering from an acute case of mortachore due to his wife's incessant nagging.

Etymology: "Morte"from the Italian for death, and "chore", a routine task

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Slackpawed

Created by: chale

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Sentence: My dad fell slackpawed to the floor when he saw the vacuum cleaner.

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