Verboticism: Hypacleaniac

'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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Workolepsy

Created by: taburasa

Pronunciation: work/o/lep/sy (long o sound in second syllable)

Sentence: When things need to be done you can count on his workolepsy disorder to kick in.

Etymology: work + narcolepsy

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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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Choraphobia

Created by: drakkendan

Pronunciation: chore-a-fobia

Sentence: He is suffering from choraphobia

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Lazick

lebeast

Created by: lebeast

Pronunciation: lay-zick

Sentence: After learning she had to cook for 234 guests that evening, she became very lazick, and unable to complete the task at hand.

Etymology: lazy+sick

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Enbartlebize

Created by: markfenn

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Ortatize

Created by: Lyokia

Pronunciation: Ort-a-tyze

Sentence: He ortatized as soon as he heard the word "dishes".

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Fatiguery

Created by: jannn

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Domesticitis

Created by: symemac

Pronunciation: Do-mesti-sightis

Sentence: Brad came down with domesticitis as soon as soon as he came back from a hard day at the track.

Etymology: Romans used to use this term when building their city. Anyone suffering from said illness was sent to the rack.

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Impossum

Trystera

Created by: Trystera

Pronunciation: im-PAHS-some

Sentence: Shortly after Sarah asked Bernard to mow the lawn, she found him bedridden, playing impossum.

Etymology: Possum: Latin verb meaning "to be able" Im-: prefix meaning "not" "playing possum" : a defensive tactic of pretending to be dead so that predators have no interest in attacking

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Possumated

Created by: zardoz

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