Verboticism: Distelephobia

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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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Celladdict

Created by: stephboo43

Pronunciation: cell-add-ict

Sentence: she is such a celladdict, she can't go 5 minutes without cell phone service.

Etymology:

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Cellyell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sel yel

Sentence: Pansy would always have a cellyell when the train went into the tunnel and suspended her connection.

Etymology: Cell (cellular phone) & Yell (shout,cry)

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Wirelessinterruptus

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wahyuhr-lis-in-tuh-ruhp-tuhs

Sentence: Martha is practically connected to her cell phone. She calls it Bruce and treats it like a boyfriend without the breaking up for no good reason part. She confides almost every detail of her life to her celly. The very thought wirelessinterruptus makes her quiver with angst.

Etymology: wireless (cellular phone) coitus interuptus (a method of birth-control in which a man, during intercourse withdraws)

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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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Igmobilephobia

Created by: sjacksonnnn4

Pronunciation: Igg-Mobile-Fobia

Sentence: igmobilephobia has gotten the best of me, i need to get out of these mountains!

Etymology: ig- without, mobile, phobia- fear

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Panicphonia

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pan - ick - fon - ee - aaaaaahhhh

Sentence: Lucille was so dependent on being in constant phone communication that she experienced panicphonia anytime her service was inerrupted, even if it was just for a few seconds.

Etymology: panic (a sudden fear which dominates or replaces thinking) ---> phone (electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances) ---> phobia (an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things)

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COMMENTS:

sounds like a real word - good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-22: 13:11:00

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Cellphonia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sell - FONE - ya

Sentence: The thought of not having contact with the 'outside' world for even a minute or two would cause Daphne to have fits of cellphonia bordering on outright hysteria.

Etymology: Blend of cell phone with phobia OR paranoia.

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COMMENTS:

And, dyspnonia, which is Diane Rehm's affliction. - stache, 2008-04-03: 18:48:00

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Ademophobia

Created by: Haydon

Pronunciation: A, Dem O, Phopia

Sentence: The fear of losing conention of others.

Etymology: A- without demo- people phobia- fear

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Telecomaddict

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Tell-eh-kom-add-ikt

Sentence: Such is the addictive and intrusive nature of the personal telecommunications explosion that it seems one cannot travel on public transit, walk in the street, sit in a park, visit a museum or art gallery without being assaulted by the jarring noise of someones cell phone or crackberry and the absolute insistence of the owner to immediately stop whatever they are doing to answer it. These telecomaddicts even get agitated or offensively angry if it is suggested they turn off these electronic devices and soon begin to exhibit classic symptoms that were previously associated with alchohol and drug withdrawal. Perhaps the story "Caves of Steel" is not so far fetched as it appeared when it was first published. THE LUDDITES WERE RIGHT!!!!!!

Etymology: Telecommunication- The subversive intrusion of electronic brainwashing and individual isolation through the disguise of increased freedom of communication. / Addict- The recipient of telecommunication

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