Verboticism: Mamamiasma

'Omigod! He's... He's... Beautiful!'

DEFINITION: n. The emotional connection between a mother and her child, which continues on through life despite all the protestations. v. To be loved by your mother and even though you complain about it a lot.

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Motherpetual

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: moth-er-pet-tu-al

Sentence: It was early on Mother's Day that I first felt the quickening of movement that signaled the beginning of my motherpetual vigil. I realized that from that moment on every breath I took would be a continual prayer for the happiness of another, that every movement would be for and toward the beloved, every gaze would be like the anxious watch of a sentinal for his king, and that no force in heaven and on earth could stop it nor would death ever end it.

Etymology: mother + perpetual: enduring forever

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COMMENTS:

Mother of a Pearl! - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 23:20:00

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Mloving

Created by: Littlewolfdreamer

Pronunciation: Mll-uv-ing

Sentence: She had a special love for her child, it wasn't like any other, it was mlove.

Etymology: "Mom" and "Loving" Mom being the loving mother of the child requires no use of child in the word.

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Demumstration

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: dee-mum-stray-shun

Sentence: She knew he was just showing her a demumstration in front of his friends as he tried to ignore her presence; he couldn't help but secretly text her that he still loved her.

Etymology: demonstration (protest) + mum (mother)

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Wombance

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: woom-ans

Sentence: Sarah was jealous of her husband's wombance with his mother until she had her first child. Then she understood.

Etymology: womb (uterus) + romance (a love affair)

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COMMENTS:

reminds me of Van Morrison's Moondance; Well, its a marvelous night for a wombance - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:20:00

Wombance - is that when wombats feel romance?? - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 23:23:00

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Magape

Created by: UnluckyCharm511

Pronunciation: Ma-gaip

Sentence: The mother loved her only so much, it was the culmination of magape.

Etymology: From Agape (unconditional love) and Mother.

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Mombarrasment

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: mom-barr-rass-mint

Sentence: She's a bit of a mombarrassment when she smothers Doug because he always complains afterwards.

Etymology: mom + embarrassment

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Mamamiasma

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: mah-mah-mee-az-mah

Sentence: Prince Hammie Boy was so obsessed with and conflicted by his mother's marriage to his father's brother, he created a mamamiasma in the castle and left quite a few dead, giving truth to the expression "something is rotten in Denmark." Those involved in the clean-up soon suffered from mamamiasthma.

Etymology: Blending Mama Mia (title of musical/Italian for "my mama") + miasma (putrid air)

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COMMENTS:

Oooops, forgot about Mother's Day! I love my Mommy... - readerwriter, 2009-05-08: 09:33:00

terrific blend - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:16:00

Like your use of Hamlet's tragic error! Excellent words - mamamiasma and mamamiasthma! - splendiction, 2009-05-08: 23:12:00

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Smotherhood

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sməðərhoŏd

Sentence: Joyce is very good at smotherhood. Despite protests from her son Tom, she is involved just about every aspect of his life. She selects what he should wear each day. She plans his diet, what he watches on TV, how he spends his spare time. Tom's wife just wants her to go home for a while.

Etymology: smother (make (someone) feel trapped and oppressed by acting in an overly protective manner toward them) motherhood (being with a female parent)

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Amomability

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: A Mom A bilitee

Sentence: For eighty years she showed great agility at her favourite calling, her kids never doubted her amomability!

Etymology: A Mom (a female parent) & Ability (the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment;possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done)

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nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:13:00

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Claustromomic

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: claws + tro + mom + ik

Sentence: Clyde had felt claustromomic ever since he could remember. When he was ten, he was not allowed to play outside with the other kids because she was afraid he might be hurt; now at 45, she lectured him about how he might get hurt mowing the lawn. He knew she loved him but he just felt so "hemmed in".

Etymology: Claustrophobic (uncomfortably closed or hemmed in) and Mom

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COMMENTS:

poor Clyde! - Good word! - splendiction, 2009-05-08: 23:14:00

That's some wonderful word making! - Littlewolfdreamer, 2013-09-05: 02:37:00

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