Verboticism: Ipanic

'Aaahhh! Stop the train! '

DEFINITION: v. To feel stressed and anxious and when your mobile phone runs out of battery power, drops its network connection, or in the worst case, gets misplaced and lost. n. A panic attack caused by an interruption in your mobile phone service.

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Tunamobphobia

Created by: valevans

Pronunciation: ton-a-mo-bee-fo-bee-a

Sentence: Sally suffered from tunamobphobia when she was on a train about to go into a tunnel

Etymology: mob-move phobia-fear

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Disconnexaphobia

Created by: Pmac46

Pronunciation: Dis-con-ex-uh-fobe-ee-uh

Sentence: The crazy looking girl's case of Disconnexaphobia has caused her to have a panic attack as she lost service while going into a tunnel.

Etymology: Dis- "lack of" + connex- "join together" + a +phobia- fear

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Matrixiety

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: mā'trĭ-zī'ĭ-tē

Sentence: Denny suddenly realized he had left his Blackberry at the office. The doors of the metro had just closed. He began to sweat cold droplets as the matrixiety set in and he realized he would be off the grid-no email, cell phone or internet connection-and utterly unable to check his standing on VERBOTOMYtm-for at least an hour.

Etymology: 'matrix,' var. of 'matriz,' rap form of matress, as in 'doing my biz, on the matriz, she loves my jiz;' 'iety,' egoism.

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COMMENTS:

great etymology - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 13:13:00

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Tingalingxiety

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: tingaling-Zahy-i-tee.

Sentence: "Ring, ring, why don't you give me a call" abbamatically reperdittied inside Bob's tunestuck head. He had lost his mobile, and felt like he was in cellutary confinement. Exilophoned, he cried out, "How loud is the silence, doesn't it ever go away?" Orphoned, telereaved, he prayed that it hadn't fallen into the wrong hands. His pathetic dependence on it, together with his excessive texting and phoning, made him a chatatonic cliche, a stereotype of tingalingxiety.

Etymology: TINGALINNG: onomatopoeia for the sound of a phone & ANXIETY:troubled, uneasy, distressed.

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COMMENTS:

five bonus verboticisms, not counting the off-def ones. Amazing. You're a star. Pronunciation is a bit awkward, though. Is that what you really meant? - stache, 2008-04-03: 07:23:00

so many great words - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 13:00:00

yes, that's what I thought. Better now (says your friendly pronuncidunce (Pro NUN suh dunce)). - stache, 2008-04-03: 18:41:00

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Exomund

beardo

Created by: beardo

Pronunciation: As its spelled... Ex-o-mund

Sentence: I have been Exomunded ever since the satilite fell out of the sky.

Etymology: Exo-, outside -mund, world

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Discellusionment

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: dis/sell/oo/shun/ment

Sentence: Cathy froze in a state of complete discellusionment when her cellphone disconnected. The experience was so shocking that she remained cellibate forever after.

Etymology: disillusionment + cell + lose

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Great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-04: 04:54:00

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Disconnectophobia

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: diskənektəfōbēə

Sentence: Jenny is connected to her BFF by the ear. If her cell isn’t stuck to the side of her face, it’s only because she is texting instead. Technology has been a godsend for them. It also has given her a bad case of disconnectophobia. The mere thought of a tech failure can make her break out in a cold sweat.

Etymology: disconnect (break the connection of or between) + phobia (an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something)

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Cellphobiainterruptis

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: cell phobia inter rupt is

Sentence: Suddenly, she launched into a severe case of cellphobiainterruptis, while on the train!

Etymology: Latin- phobia -fear interruptis- Latin sudden attack

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Loconnection

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: lo-co-neck-shun

Sentence: Debbie was having a peaceful morning until she realized that she forgot to charge her cell phone. She went into a fit of pure loconnection as she panicked over not being able to send texts or make calls for the 2 hours while it charged.

Etymology: loco - spanish for crazy + connection also it is pronounced as "low connection" which could also set off a wave of panic in the cellular dependent

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Cellxiety

Created by: Lauren19

Pronunciation: cell-ex-ziedy

Sentence: The woman has major cellxiety and couldn't let anything happen to her phone. She could not part from it.

Etymology: cell- mobile device exiety- to keep at all times.

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