Verboticism: Narconecroupsetitusfauxsymptomitum

'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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Labore

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lay bor

Sentence: After just a few months, Hilary discovered that her hubby, Bill, was a labore. When asked to do something minute, like vacuum or empty the dishwasher, he became ill, even in trying to summon the courage to follow his wife's instructions. The excuses were always alike..."My head hurts...I have a fever, Oh. my back...". but she felt the same as most women in her situation..."Wait till you go through childbirth before you tell me how much your body hurts..."

Etymology: Labor ( worker) & Bore (cause to be bored; tedious, so lacking in interest as to become bored)

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Grenkling

Created by: taftouf

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Morbidleness

Created by: elvisharwen

Pronunciation: morb-IDLE-ness (morb eye dul ness)

Sentence: He was overcome by a sudden attack of morbidleness after being asked to do the dishes.

Etymology: morbid: that of, or relating to, death idle: laziness, procrastination

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Rigoravoidis

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: rigərəvoidəs

Sentence: The old gang liked to get together for a dinner out about once a month. Whenever it came time to pay the bill Wesley seems to come down with a case of rigoravoidis, unable to bend his elbow enough to reach either the tabletop or his wallet.

Etymology: rigor mortis (stiffening of the joints and muscles of a body a few hours after death) + avoid (keep away from or stop oneself from doing something)

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COMMENTS:

Sounds like he wass checkcident prone! - Nosila, 2009-08-03: 23:01:00

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Emplochondriac

Created by: Guthlaf1

Pronunciation: EM-plo-CHON-dree-ak

Sentence: Robert had a recurring problem - his emplochondriac tendencies surfaced every summer.

Etymology: emplo - from Latin 'implicari', to be involved chondria - from ancient Sumerian, to be conning yourself

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Weetotaller

Created by: helanren

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Sentence: Uncle Joe used to be a workaholic, but after thorough counselling he is now a healthy weetotaller

Etymology: obvious opposite of workaholic, mimicking the relation between t-totaller and alcoholic

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COMMENTS:

After some more thinking, I have decided weewowaller would be better. Totally incomprehensible I guess, but it sounds so much better! - helanren, 2006-12-14: 12:19:00

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Falistoma

Created by: gerardosc05

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Fatiguery

Created by: jannn

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Convenodeath

Created by: littleguybrush

Pronunciation: con-veen-o-death

Sentence: Dad pulled a convenodeath when asked to do the dishes.

Etymology: convenient plus death

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Unenthuscious

Created by: beast

Pronunciation: un-en-too-she-ious

Sentence: That guy fell into unenthuscious at work yesterday.

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