Verboticism: Workophobic

'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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Lazochondria

Created by: parabasis

Pronunciation: lay-zoh-KAHN-dree-ah

Sentence: When his mom asked him to mow the lawn, Harold had a lazochondriatic bout of carpal tunnel.

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Ennuiaphobia

Created by: hulkling

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Schlepoplexy

Created by: isopraxis

Pronunciation: schlep Oh plexee

Sentence: The task of filling a thousand sandbags is enough to give a guy a bad case of schlepoplexy.

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Psychosomavoidance

Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: sahy-koh-suh-muh-void-ns

Sentence: Every time he has to clean his room he gets a case of phychosomavoidance.

Etymology: psycho -- of the mind soma -- of the body avoidance -- the act of delaying

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Lazititus

Created by: frydfysh

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Slackerocity

simon1081

Created by: simon1081

Pronunciation: sla-ker-os-it-ee

Sentence: When Dad was asked to shovel the drive-way, his slackerocity acted up.

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simon1081 - simon1081, 2006-12-13: 14:08:00

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Lackowannadothatitis

Created by: HackMaster

Pronunciation: lack-O-wanna-do-that-itis

Sentence: When asked to wash the car, I suddenly experienced an onset of lackowannadothatitis.

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Broomosis

Created by: artbegotti

Pronunciation: broo-mOH'sis

Sentence: The last time my wife asked me to vacuum the carpets, I felt a wave of broomosis come over my body. Three hours later, I woke up underneath the couch.

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Workolepsy

Created by: taburasa

Pronunciation: work/o/lep/sy (long o sound in second syllable)

Sentence: When things need to be done you can count on his workolepsy disorder to kick in.

Etymology: work + narcolepsy

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Taskaphobiysim

Created by: stormee

Pronunciation: task-a-foebee-ism

Sentence: Her husband had a sudden attack of taskaphoiyism when it came time to mow the lawn.

Etymology: A sudden illness related to task related work.

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