Verboticism: Misvisualization

'It's tricky, her knees are pressed together...'

DEFINITION: To overlook or misinterpret non-verbal cues, like body language, which often reveal what a person is truly thinking or feeling.

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Bodymiss

Created by: Adamson

Pronunciation: Bo-dy-miss

Sentence: I though she was sending me a kiss, but she was only making a face. I bodymissed her completely.

Etymology: body+miss

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Dyssexia

Created by: gregbatch

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Losetrueviewclues

Created by: wysware

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Etymology: lose (miss) true (real) view (on show) clues (information)

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Dissinturpretation

Created by: deadpanwalking

Pronunciation: DISS-in-tur-pret-a-shun

Sentence: When Esmerelda asked for the check before the entre arrived, her actions were dissinturpreted to mean she was asking her guest to retire to her place.

Etymology: Disrespect + inturpretation

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Gestureblind

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: gest ure blind

Sentence: he was completely gestureblind, he never knew when anyone was hinting at anything.

Etymology: bilnd to any gesture or gesticulation

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Blunderestimate

Created by: chris

Pronunciation: blun-der-ess-tim-ayt

Sentence: As he removed the heel of her stiletto from where it had become embedded in his nose, Nigel reflected that he had, once again, blunderestimated the signals Chloe had been giving off.

Etymology: blunder + estimate

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Ovtrigate

Created by: msokoloffster

Pronunciation: Ahv - tri - gate

Sentence: When Karen gets nervous around men she tends to ovtrigate.

Etymology: Unknown...

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Miscongesture

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: mis/con/jes/chur

Sentence: Her response to his miscongesture was a shocked, icy cold stare.

Etymology: misconstrue + gesture

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COMMENTS:

I originally entered 'miscongesture', but it logged me as 'guest' for some reason. - Stevenson0, 2006-12-05: 16:05:00

Verbotomy You must of miscongested your login status, which is easy to do... - Verbotomy, 2006-12-05: 16:53:00

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Aspy

Created by: lala54

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Sentence: My ex-boyfriend is not an asshole, he is just very aspy.

Etymology: Aspergers Syndrome, a mild for a Autism that is not accompanied by mental retardation. People with asbergers syndrome have a hard time reading social cues and connecting with others.

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Misbodpret

Created by: neoss

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