Verboticism: Cellphobia

'Aaahhh! Stop the train! '

DEFINITION: v. To feel stressed and anxious and when your mobile phone runs out of battery power, drops its network connection, or in the worst case, gets misplaced and lost. n. A panic attack caused by an interruption in your mobile phone service.

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Mobophobia

Created by: chilligarlic

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Tunamobphobia

Created by: valevans

Pronunciation: ton-a-mo-bee-fo-bee-a

Sentence: Sally suffered from tunamobphobia when she was on a train about to go into a tunnel

Etymology: mob-move phobia-fear

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Cellphonia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sell - FONE - ya

Sentence: The thought of not having contact with the 'outside' world for even a minute or two would cause Daphne to have fits of cellphonia bordering on outright hysteria.

Etymology: Blend of cell phone with phobia OR paranoia.

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COMMENTS:

And, dyspnonia, which is Diane Rehm's affliction. - stache, 2008-04-03: 18:48:00

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Cellyell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sel yel

Sentence: Pansy would always have a cellyell when the train went into the tunnel and suspended her connection.

Etymology: Cell (cellular phone) & Yell (shout,cry)

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Necellrosis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: nuh/cell/ros/is

Sentence: Because of Jenny's complete and utter reliance on her phone, she goes into a state of necellrosis when there is any type of service interruption.

Etymology: cell + necrosis (from Greek nekrosis - becoming dead, state of death) + neurosis

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Cellphobia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sell-FO-bya

Sentence: Celine would suffer bouts of debilitating cellphobia whenever her cell phone service suffered even a momentary outage and as often as not she'd shriek or make other kinds of noises that gave those around her great concern.

Etymology: Blend of 'cell' (short name for cell phone) and 'phobia' (irrational fear)

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COMMENTS:

She needs to get weaned off cells gradually with some cell-you-light! Good Word. - Nosila, 2009-05-22: 11:54:00

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Acellularphobia

Created by: klee66

Pronunciation: a-cell-u-lar-phobia

Sentence: She suffers from acellularphobia

Etymology: Prefix: a-witihout cellular- having to do with mobile phone phobia- fear of

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Distelephobia

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Created by: lauram22

Pronunciation: dis-tell-eh-fo-b-ia

Sentence: Jenny was overcome with distelephobia when she couldn't find her cell phone

Etymology: dis- lost tele- phone phobia- fear of

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Exomund

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Created by: beardo

Pronunciation: As its spelled... Ex-o-mund

Sentence: I have been Exomunded ever since the satilite fell out of the sky.

Etymology: Exo-, outside -mund, world

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Blackberiberi

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: blahk behree behree

Sentence: It was the worst case of blackberiberi ever seen, causing severe iphobia and naukea

Etymology: blackberry beriberi

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COMMENTS:

phonetically perfect! - Nosila, 2011-10-26: 07:20:00

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