Verboticism: Foreverbearance

'Wait for the perfect pitch...'

DEFINITION: n. A willingness to wait, forever if necessary, for the perfect opportunity. v. To be excessively patient.

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Pertunitous

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: per-tune-it-is

Sentence: Rachel was very pertunitous. She could wait forever for the perfect moment and opportunity.

Etymology: contraction of perfect and opportune

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Slackution

Created by: Karuma

Pronunciation: slak-oo-shun

Sentence: he was way too slackution to even notice he passed the place.

Etymology:

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Letharjectivism

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Created by: buck180

Pronunciation: leth-ahr-JEC-tiv-iz-um

Sentence: The coach, while watching Billy during practice, realized the boy suffered from letharjectivism which caused him to hold his swing unless the pitch was absolutely perfect, and as a result he would need to cut Billy from the team.

Etymology: A pairing of lethargic (a severe lack of motivation) and perfectionism (striving for the paradigm).

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Godotancy

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ɡəˈdoʊ.ənˌsi/ Silent "t"!

Sentence: A godotant individual rarely feels the negative effects of their unrealistic optimism, but their godotancy often becomes quite frustrating for others.

Etymology: As in Sam Beckett's play, _Waiting for Godot_.

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COMMENTS:

i think Beckett wrote that... - rikboyee, 2007-03-19: 02:27:00

yes. it was definitely beckett. though stoppard is quite good also. - scottman, 2007-03-19: 04:15:00

Literary and clever ... I like it! - jedijawa, 2007-03-19: 14:51:00

Whoops! I should know better than to write these things at 4am. - ErWenn, 2007-03-19: 23:51:00

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Overdostoic

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Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: oh-ver-doh-stow-ick

Sentence: People sometimes wondered if Jim's placid acceptance in the face of life's onslaughts was motivated less by monastic zen, and more by an innate laziness and overdostoicism.

Etymology: overdose (an excessive amount) + stoic (one who is indifferent and free of passion)

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Pausifist

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: paws/i/fist

Sentence: Dave was a pausifist who was very content waiting for things to happen - his slogan was "give pause a chance".

Etymology: pause + pacifist

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COMMENTS:

Power to the pauseful!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-19: 13:10:00

This has real pausibilities! - Alchemist, 2007-03-20: 05:03:00

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Ultraprocrastination

Created by: Ahmad

Pronunciation: altra-prau-krsti-nation

Sentence: people with ultraprocrastination have never been men of action.

Etymology: ultra means very hight or excessive one. procrastination means to delay or not taking action.

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Jobeness

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: jobe/ness

Sentence: He felt that exercising extreme jobeness by waiting for the perfect pitch would result in fame and prosperity

Etymology: Job (as in the patience of Job) + ness (a character with special powers from the video game Earthbound)

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Lages

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: lage/ess

Sentence: He lages for the perfect opportunity to buy the stock at the right time. Because of his lagesness, he often misses the ideal price point.

Etymology: lag + ages

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Infinacity

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: in fin ass it ee

Sentence: the infinacity of Kevin was so renowned nobody dared challenge him to a staring match.

Etymology: from infinity and tenacity making it infinitely tenacious.

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