Verboticism: Ultraprocrastination

'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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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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Idealay

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: I-dee-LAY

Sentence: I have no hope of achieving idealay - I just cannot wait until I have developed the acme of verbotocisms to play the game. I delay no longer - here is my humble attempt.

Etymology: I (me) + ideal (perfect) + delay (postponement forcing a wait)

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Lassistence

Created by: PythianHabenero

Pronunciation: lass-iss-tense

Sentence: Joe knew that his lassistence would eventually win him the perfect snowflake, if he just stood there catching them long enough.

Etymology: "lassitude" + "persistence"

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Oppeternity

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: op-ah-turn-it-ee

Sentence: she had turned down every man that had ever asked her out, because none of them were quite right...and by golly even if it took all the oppeternity she possessed... she would eventually find him

Etymology: opportunity, eternity

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Infinatience

Created by: yogiword

Pronunciation: in fin A shince

Sentence: The young mother, despite having the urge to hurry, developed the infinatience to wait for her toddler to discover every dandelion in the park as they enjoyed their daily outing.

Etymology: Congruence of "infinity" and "patience."

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Aucuporence

Created by: scottman

Pronunciation: AH kyoo POHR ens

Sentence: She remained a maid into the autumn of her life, possessed as she was of an unyielding aucuporence.

Etymology: from the latin aucupor, to lie in wait for.

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Opportimistic

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: op ur ti MIS tik

Sentence: Alan was opportimistic that this time he would find just the right work-from-home scheme. He considered it "job-hunting" when he was surfing the Web for ways to earn cash in his free time. And he had a LOT of free time now, since losing his job due to excessive time spent surfing the Web.

Etymology: opportunity + optimistic

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Expectwaitions

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: expeck - wayt - shuns

Sentence: Jimmy was ever so patient, he had high expectwaitions that if he stood there long enough, the right pitch would eventually be his.

Etymology: expectations, wait

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COMMENTS:

very well crafted. - splendiction, 2009-10-05: 22:57:00

good one - Nosila, 2009-10-06: 01:17:00

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Fourbearance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: for ber ans

Sentence: When Casey played baseball, his teammates called him Strike Four. He waited until the perfect pitch came his way, waiting for the fourth strike to be his lucky one. His fourbearance usually cost the team its game.

Etymology: Four (number) & Forbearance (good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence)

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Overdostoic

CharlieB

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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