Verboticism: Goodindentions

'Dang! Missed again.'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone solve a problem only to make it worse... much worse. n. The satisfaction that comes from knowing you have done your best to help someone, even if it did not turn out as well as expected.

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Zealiadous

Created by: JamesDonovan

Pronunciation: Zeal ade i us

Sentence: Ja' Crispy was a little too zealaidious when attempting to fix my gutter.

Etymology: Zealous+Aid

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Helpfool

Created by: lizard

Pronunciation:

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artr Nice word. Give us a sentence. Earn more points. - artr, 2012-01-22: 09:22:00

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Deterioraid

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: dee-teer-ee-or-aid

Sentence: Things went from sublime to ridiculous when Jack showed up insisting on deterioraiding the party. Although his cooking was excellent, he had a grating personality which dampened any zest for celebrations.

Etymology: deteriorate (worsen) + aid (help)

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COMMENTS:

hehehe. knew his sister! - galwaywegian, 2009-02-02: 05:02:00

Good word...Jack's definitely a partly pooper! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:00:00

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Sanctifizzle

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: SANGK-tuh-FIZ-uhl

Sentence: Despite his best intentions Bob often stultifyingly sanctifizzled, turning mundane moments into sempiternal sagas of stress for others.

Etymology: Blend of SANCT, saint: informal, a person who always acts with great kindness towards others. < L sānctus sacred, adj; sancīre to consecrate, equiv. to sanc- (akin to sacer sacred. OE sanct. & FIZZLE: Informal, to fail ignominiously after a good start; a failure, fiasco;

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Satisfriction

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: sat - ess - frik - shun

Sentence: Justin felt extreme satisfriction after his attempts to repair Joan's computer, Washing Machine and Air Conditioner literally blew up in his face. While he knew he had good intentions, he did not think she would let him inside her house again.

Etymology: Satisfaction + Friction >>Satisfaction (contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation) Friction (clash, a state of conflict)

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Good word - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:09:00

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Wrecktify

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: rektəfī

Sentence: Wesley can wrecktify almost any situation. He is all-too-ready to jump in where he should never tread. Fix your computer? Sure! The fact that he can't figure out how to reply to an e-mail should be a clue but his eager willingness often fools his victims. Got something that's working poorly? Better start saving for a new one.

Etymology: Wreck (something, esp. a vehicle or building, that has been badly damaged or destroyed) + rectify (put something right; correct)

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nice! - galwaywegian, 2009-02-02: 05:04:00

nice blend! - wayoffcenter, 2009-02-02: 06:32:00

sounds familiar - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:03:00

wonderful word...captures it exactly. - mweinmann, 2009-02-02: 17:14:00

We have a wrecktile dysfunction theme here today! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:05:00

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Goodindentions

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: good in dent shuns

Sentence: Debugging Georgia's computer seemed easy enough until Roger whacked it with a sledge hammer. He had goodindentions, he just should have used the Raid.

Etymology: Good intentions (well meaning actions/thoughts) & Dent (an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

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Auxeddamn

Created by: Artomun

Pronunciation: AHKS-eh-dam

Sentence: n. The aid provided by Robert turned out, in the end, to be an auxeddamnation. v. In the end, Robert's auxeddamning resulted in the demise of my laptop.

Etymology: Auxilium- aid (Latin); sed- but (Latin); damnum- damage (Latin).

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Aggravarian

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ag/ra/var/i/an

Sentence: Joey's helpful nature combined with his klutziness makes him more of an aggravarian than a Good Samaritan when he helps his friends.

Etymology: AGGRAVARIAN - noun - from AGGRAVATE (to make worse, or more severe) + GOOD SAMARITAN (one who is compassionate and helpful to a person in distress)

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Very nice word play - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:09:00

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Windfail

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: winfāl

Sentence: Having a friend help with her homework turned out to be a major winfail. He knew less about the subject than she did. He was apparently interested in a wholly different form of chemistry.

Etymology: windfall (an unexpected, unearned, or sudden gain or advantage) + fail (to fall short)

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