Verboticism: Hypogondria

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Narcavoidolepsy

Created by: robynlicious

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Sentence: Sorry I couldn't set the table for dinner, but I had a wave of Narcavoidolepsy hit me so hard that I didn't think I'd even wake up to eat.

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Taskophobia

Created by: iceburgamy

Pronunciation: tas-co-FO-be-ah

Sentence: taskophobia struck as soon as dishes were mentioned.

Etymology: task, -phobia

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Chorepox

Created by: lela2210

Pronunciation: chorh-poks

Sentence: He would have helped with the ironing, but he was struck by a crippling yet strangely short lived case of chorepox.

Etymology: chore: A small or odd job pox: A disease characterised by multiple skin pustules

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Parachorealysis

Created by: Mirandala

Pronunciation: para-chore-alysis

Sentence: Shortly after Bonnie asked him to clean the cat box, Fred suffered a terrible episode of parachorealysis.

Etymology: paralysis + chore

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- Mirandala, 2006-12-13: 10:11:00

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Shillness

Created by: urbanwookie

Pronunciation: shill-ness

Sentence: Norbert quickly feigned a long-term shillness when he saw the lawn was needing cut and the much prayed for rain had not materialised.

Etymology: shill -> illness

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Chorealepsy

Created by: Blacklight

Pronunciation: Chore-a-lespsy

Sentence: Dad has a rare disease called chorealepsey

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Lazividy

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Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: lay-ziff-ity

Sentence: We were supposed to do some springcleaning on the weekend, but were overcome by lazividy.

Etymology: lazy levidity

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Fuster

Created by: Acostell

Pronunciation: fuhstir

Sentence: He fustered fain he were to injure his back sweeping the kitchen.

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Shirkicize

Created by: MayorBob

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Narcotasky

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Created by: librarian

Pronunciation: nar'co-tasky

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Etymology: narcolepsy + tasks

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