Verboticism: Latharengitis

'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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Chorlapse

Created by: poptart9

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Sentence: He had a case of chorlapse when she asked him to help.

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Responsiblitits

Created by: MrLint

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Etymology: Acute inflammation of the responsibility gland

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Slackipseudoailment

knave

Created by: knave

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Laborfeign

Created by: Viveja

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Nochoriensis

Created by: grillpar

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Chorepossum

Created by: kafka

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Sentence: At the first sign of work relegation, some will chorepossum, or feign death to escape strenuous labor.

Etymology: chore+opossum

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Downforthecountability

Created by: TheBocaj

Pronunciation: DOWN-for-thuh-KOUN-tuh-BIL-i-tee

Sentence: Steve was asked to clean his room on Saturday; however, when his mother checked up on him at lunchtime, she discovered he had contracted yet another case of downforthecontability, which put him out of commission until dinner was served.

Etymology: To be out for the fight [down for the count] when others are relying on you [accountability]

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Plamting

Created by: igho1207

Pronunciation: plam-ting

Sentence: Will you please stop planting!

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Procrastolepsy

Created by: DoubleMark

Pronunciation: pro-CRAS-to-lep-see

Sentence: We asked Bob to take out the trash an hour ago, but he was suddenly struck with a procrastoleptic fit.

Etymology: procrastination + narcolepsy

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Husbandishry

Created by: AcidPhysx

Pronunciation: hus-ban-dish-ree

Sentence: Where did that lazy bastard go? I asked him to take out the garbage! It's just his husbandishry acting up again

Etymology: From husband

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