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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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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Roamophobe

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: Rohm-ah-fobe

Sentence: Bruce, with his pink Razr phone and its several Hello Kitty charms attached, would openly weep in roamophobic terror when the bus would enter the Lincoln Tunnel. How was he supposed to watch reruns of Project Runway with no bars?

Etymology: roam - use of a cell phone outside of one's calling area, phobe - person who has a particular phobia

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COMMENTS:

very funny sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 10:58:00

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Hysterimissedcall

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: hiss/ter/i/mist/call

Sentence: Sally became hysterimissedcall when her cell phone broke down just as she was about to accept a once in a lifetime job offer.

Etymology: hysteria + missed call + hysterical

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COMMENTS:

Good one...nightmare scenario. Don't you think they should call it histeria when it's a guy and hersteria when it happens to a girl??? - Nosila, 2009-05-22: 12:00:00

libertybelle clever! - libertybelle, 2009-05-22: 14:24:00

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Motorolapse

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: motor/olapse

Sentence: He had a motorolapse and could only be revived by loud ringtones.

Etymology: motorola + lapse

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COMMENTS:

Great word! - purpleartichokes, 2008-04-03: 18:46:00

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Potty

Created by: jockeymo

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? - stache, 2008-04-03: 01:36:00

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Imservusphobia

Created by: moontopia

Pronunciation: im-ser-vus-fo-bee-a

Sentence: The crazy and wishing to be youthful woman was stricken with imservusphobia, when her cell phone made the undesirable beep when she was texting her 92-year old mom.

Etymology: im-not servus-sevice phobia-fear

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Anite

Created by: Mclovin

Pronunciation: an.iht.

Sentence: i have anite. :)

Etymology: an-without ite-one connection too.

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Deringed

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: dee - ring - d

Sentence: Cindy became positively deringed when her cell phone lost power during the thunderstorm.

Etymology: deranged, ring (as in phone call)

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Cellxiety

Created by: Lauren19

Pronunciation: cell-ex-ziedy

Sentence: The woman has major cellxiety and couldn't let anything happen to her phone. She could not part from it.

Etymology: cell- mobile device exiety- to keep at all times.

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Breakupphobia

Created by: LARRYHOOVER

Pronunciation: brak-ahup-fo-be-ah

Sentence: i have breakuphobia with my women when were on the phone and i have bad service (Verizon :p) #attalltheway

Etymology: breakup-self explanatory phobia-scared

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