Verboticism: Unreworcoleptic

'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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Deplayda

Created by: kostik

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Malachore

Created by: christoms

Pronunciation: Mal-ah-chore

Sentence: David was overcome with a sudden Malachore which caused him to feel faint when his mother told him to mow the lawn

Etymology: Mala as in Malady, for illness. chore, as in basic task

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Hypacleaniac

Created by: kimbo123

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Sentence: He's always sick when there is work to be done. He's a hypacleaniac.

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Hooverastication

Created by: lottie

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Errandeath

Created by: LadyJaffa

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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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Labourpained

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lay bor paynd

Sentence: Tony had always become labourpained when it was time to do the dishes or help with chores. Amazing how many of his afflictions were cured by a nap on the couch. His wife Nicole got the last laugh. After her surgery, she had the doctor send her home with a note declaring she could not do heavy housework like vacuuming or snow shovelling for the next five years...her spouse would need to take over those duties.

Etymology: Labour (work) & Pained (hurt or upset)

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Graftophobic

Chunk01

Created by: Chunk01

Pronunciation: graf-toe-fo-bic

Sentence: I'd love to help but I'm afraid I'm graftophobic

Etymology: Graft + Phobic

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Laborisavoidus

Created by: geekgrrl

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Sentence: 'Gee Hon, I would love to help do the dishes, but you know that I suffer from LaborisAvoidus.'

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Workophobic

Created by: kevinrio

Pronunciation: Work O Phobic

Sentence: "Honey, I have learnt a new word today, it's 'workophobic'. Ask me to do something and you'll understand its meaning!"

Etymology: work - phobic

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- kevinrio, 2006-12-13: 14:32:00

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