Verboticism: Ancellphobia

'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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Cellinervosa

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: sell - eh - nerv - oh - sa

Sentence: Judy had a severe attack of cllinervosa when she realized that she had left her phone charger at home and her battery was almost run down. How would she live without live chat, mobile social apps, games and her tunes. These things were what allowed her to survive her workday.

Etymology: Cell (cell-phone) + Nervosa (a nervous disorder)

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Cellophantism

Created by: biscuitbiter

Pronunciation: cell-o-fan-tis-sm

Sentence: She let loose her cellophantism with loud howls of horror when realised the little battery-shaped icon on her mobile phone display was blinking red.

Etymology:

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Mobilephobia

Created by: lindseyhamrick

Pronunciation: Mo-bull-pho-bia

Sentence: Anne went through mobilephobia for a week when she left her phone at her house when she went on vacation.

Etymology: Phobia- fear of

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Nonconexaphobia

Created by: jboileau97

Pronunciation: NoN-Con-Ex-A-PhO-BiA

Sentence: My friend suffers noncenexaphobia.

Etymology: Non- not Conex-conecceted Phobia- fear of Fear of not being connected

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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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Tunnaphobia

Created by: sammyclark

Pronunciation: tun-ah-fo-bee-ah

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

Etymology:

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Deringed

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: dee - ring - d

Sentence: Cindy became positively deringed when her cell phone lost power during the thunderstorm.

Etymology: deranged, ring (as in phone call)

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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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Phonbia

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fōnbēə

Sentence: Jill practically lives with her celly in hand. Talking, texting, surfing... she’s all about it. One of the problems this causes is a major case of phonbia, a general case of what if. What if the signal fades? What if the battery fails? What if she sprains her thumb? AAAAAAAAAAAA!

Etymology: phone (a system that converts acoustic vibrations to electrical signals in order to transmit sound) + phobia (an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something)

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Distelephobia

lauram22

Created by: lauram22

Pronunciation: dis-tell-eh-fo-b-ia

Sentence: Jenny was overcome with distelephobia when she couldn't find her cell phone

Etymology: dis- lost tele- phone phobia- fear of

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