Verboticism: Chorebolia

'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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Thesbolepsy

Created by: tritium

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Etymology: Thesbo- and -lepsy.

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Chorefit

Deadpanlives

Created by: Deadpanlives

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Pullasickia

Created by: deviant

Pronunciation: Pull-Ay-Sicky-aaah

Sentence: Internal inspection should be announced on the day of the inspection to invoid cronic bouts of pullasickia.

Etymology: From the pronunciation, to pull a sickie, taking time off work while faking illness usually to avoid an unpleasant activity or allow attendance of something more entertaining, like a few extra days on holiday or to cover for needing to do the dishes.

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Tempacitated

Created by: breaddough

Pronunciation: tem-pass-ih-tayted

Sentence: When the time came to take out the garbage, he always managed to become tempacitated for just enough time for someone else to do it.

Etymology: just look at the word

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Workophobia

Created by: kaykee

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zombiebex

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Workphobia

Created by: xklamation

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Etymology: (english)work+(greek)phobia

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Ergosis

Created by: sir67

Pronunciation: ur go sis

Sentence: erg - unit of work osis - suffix, disease or abnormal condition

Etymology: After being informed that the lawn needed mowing, Pat was struck within an acute case of ergosis.

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Ergotoxication

Created by: mugwai

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Etymology: latin work(ergo)poison(toxica)

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