Verboticism: Ampaired

'Did I miss my stop?'

DEFINITION: n., A semi-conscious state experienced by early morning commuters on a subway, bus or car. v., To mentally transport oneself in the opposite direction of which you are traveling.

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Dreammute

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: DREAM-mute

Sentence: David's dreammute in the morning consisted of him traveling on a rocket ship across Technicolor landscapes while his boss was walked like a dog on a leash.

Etymology: Dream + (com)mute

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Tranceportation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: transs - port - ay - shun

Sentence: While riding the metro to and from his work Melvin had developed remarkable tranceportation techniques wherein he could believe he was on vacation in Hawaii rather than on the bus in Portland.

Etymology: Play on the word transportation with the inclusion of the word 'trance' (a state of complete mental absorption or deep musing)

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COMMENTS:

Excellent word... - Nosila, 2008-08-26: 20:45:00

metrohumanx When you awake, you will remember nothing..... - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:00:00

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Metrograde

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: me-truh-greyd

Sentence: Tim was experiecing metrograde as he bounced along on the vapidtransit system, thinking back on his weekend in Monaco watching truly rapid transit in the form of a grand prix. Of course, he lost his metrosexappeal when the drool dribbled down his chin and puddled on his chest.

Etymology: metro transit + retrograde

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COMMENTS:

I think I've seen Tim on my way to work and almost slipped in the drool - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 13:27:00

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Malaisetransit

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: muh-lays-tran-zit

Sentence: It was interesting to see the level of malaisetrasit fluctuate from bad to severe as the week drug on and my traveling partners on the subway became less and less responsive.

Etymology: malaise + mass transit

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Snoreverie

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: snawr/veree

Sentence: I hated to wake the guy sitting next to me in the midst of what appeared to be a pleasant snoreverie, but the bus driver had just called "Last Stop!" and I definitely want off.

Etymology: Snore (breathe noisly in sleep) + Reverie (a state of day dreaming)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx ...and I had to pay the RETURN fare! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:06:00

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Tranceportation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: trans-por-TAY-shun

Sentence: Over the many years he's been riding the metro to and from work, Larson has developed a remarkable tranceportation technique wherein he can experience a vacation on the beaches of Australia instead of enduring the humdrum daily communte.

Etymology: Play on the word 'transportation' using 'trance' (n. (a state of complete mental absorption or deep musing)

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle good one! - libertybelle, 2012-10-26: 14:09:00

DrWebsterIII got my vote - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-26: 15:22:00

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Resetize

Created by: scoophy

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Tripnotized

Created by: SethelMerman

Pronunciation: Trip-no-tyz-dh

Sentence: I was tripnotized by the dancers on the subway, and ended up watching them till three stops passed my own.

Etymology: Trip+hypnotized

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DrWebsterIII EXCELLENT! - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-26: 23:01:00

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Counterprossession

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: count-er-pro-sesh-un

Sentence: The train was full of counterprosessional passengers. Their minds were AWOL heading for the beach, while their bodies carried out the Monday to Friday motions of getting to work.

Etymology: possessed (like when you have no control over your own mind) + counter (opposite) + procede (go forward)

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Comamute

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: coh-mah-myoot

Sentence: comamuting to work was both relaxing and nerve-racking at the same time.

Etymology: coma, commute

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COMMENTS:

Bah! This was the _second_ word I came up with this morning, after "trancit", which joelb beat me to. - ErWenn, 2007-09-25: 09:44:00

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