Verboticism: Distelephobia

'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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Mobilegroan

Created by: Kazizzle

Pronunciation: moh/bull/grown

Sentence: Denise released a loud mobilegroan when she realized her cell phone didn't get service in Europe.

Etymology: "Mobile phone" - a portable telephone and "Groan" - a low, guttural sound of frustration.

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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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Telephonecellattack

Created by: balku4

Pronunciation: te=le-fown-cel-la-tac

Sentence: help she is having a telephowncellatack

Etymology: its in the word

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Nophonobia

Created by: diyan627

Pronunciation: no-fn-obia the accent is on OBIA. fn is barely pronounced

Sentence: Despite Lana's nophonobia, ironically, she's always one to lose her phone or accidentally destroy it in odd ways like when she dropped it in her water at Pei Wei as she passed it to Zack.

Etymology: no + phone + phobia (an intense, abnormal, or illogical fear of a specified thing)

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COMMENTS:

Great word! - Mustang, 2008-04-03: 18:59:00

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Krayzeeadictionaphobia

Created by: tituba

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Ultracelloc

Created by: EBalser

Pronunciation: Ultra-sell-lock

Sentence: I was ultracelloc when i lost service while driving to school.

Etymology: ultra-extreme cell-cell phone loc-place A place of extreme cell phone stress.

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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.

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

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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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Tunnaphobia

Created by: sammyclark

Pronunciation: tun-ah-fo-bee-ah

Sentence: to feel distressed and panicy about losing cell phone reception in a tunnel

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