Verboticism: Hypochondrelepsy

'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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Choralysis

Created by: samara

Pronunciation: chore - alysis

Sentence: daddy got choralysis when mummy asked him to mow the lawn.

Etymology: a combination of the words chore and paralysis.

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Malachore

Created by: christoms

Pronunciation: Mal-ah-chore

Sentence: David was overcome with a sudden Malachore which caused him to feel faint when his mother told him to mow the lawn

Etymology: Mala as in Malady, for illness. chore, as in basic task

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Workfarce

Created by: HowitzerKaboom

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Muhrtish

Created by: msokoloffster

Pronunciation: Muhr - tish

Sentence: Mary couldn't breath when she was told her company was going on a group training day due to her muhrtish.

Etymology: Unknown...

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Possify

Created by: squirrelian

Pronunciation: possify

Sentence: If Bill comes looking for volunteers just possify until he goes away.

Etymology: derived from "playing possum" combined with "ossify"

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Feignt

Created by: dkrider

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Etymology: Feign + Faint = Feignt

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Boreshock

Created by: akvoD3

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Sentence: After repeatedly being told to do his chores, Jenny suffered from boreshock.

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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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Shirkaholic

Created by: haroldbarold

Pronunciation: shurk-uh-hall-ick (rhymes with workaholic)

Sentence: Daddy was too drunk to make the weekly Shirkaholics Anonymous meeting yet again.

Etymology: shirk + aholic from "workaholic"

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Chorelera

Created by: Wanax

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