Verboticism: Warrier

'I have to sharpen it?'

DEFINITION: An often debilitating condition characterized by compulsive, repetitive and obsessive reading of product documentation and warranties.

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Instructivitis

buck180

Created by: buck180

Pronunciation: in/STRUK/tiv/eye/tiss

Sentence: Carl's impressive library of instruction manuals and product warranty booklets numbered in the thousands even though his only appliances were a stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, television and an iPod. However, he was definitely the 'go-to' guy for any trouble-shooting questions his friends had when one of THEIR appliances went on the fritz. Even when Bill's John Deere tractor wouldn't start, Carl had the answer.

Etymology: Root word: INSTRUCTIVE - to have knowledge and enjoy giving direction. Medical suffix: +ITIS - from Latin, meaning an inflammation.

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Recompilimentation

Created by: hiladizzle

Pronunciation: re-com-pil-i-men-ta-tion

Sentence: He keeps thumbing through that booklet like he's got recompilimentation!

Etymology: reading (the action or practice of a person who reads) + compulsive (compelling; compulsory) + debilitating (impairing the strength and vitality) + documentation (manuals, listings, diagrams, and other hard- or soft-copy written and graphic materials)

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Docupulsive

Created by: SlappyDaClown

Pronunciation: Doc-u-pul-sive

Sentence: I think hes somewhat docupulsive about those instructions.

Etymology: Coined by Freud in his massive missive on Compulsions.

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Manualaddict

Created by: labareda

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Warrier

Created by: hvhtim

Pronunciation: War-eee-ur

Sentence: Like many disabled persons, Jim was quite the warrier, always reading his wheelchair's warranty.

Etymology: warranty + worrier

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Guidenseekindrome

Created by: zebrahdh

Pronunciation: guide-in-seek-in-drome

Sentence: People with guidenseekindrome are the reason Poptarts have cooking instructions, and a label saying "DO NOT PUT PACKAGE IN MICROWAVE!"

Etymology: Derived from hidenseekindrome, which we all know is the condition of people that suck at hide-and-seek.

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Checkmania

Created by: chris

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Atypetic

ubgrud

Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: aye-typ-et-ick

Sentence: OMG she is just so atypetic. She put all of the Ikea instructions into a powerpoint presentation and displayed it on the wall the entire time we were constructing the shelving unit.

Etymology: type-a personality

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Readorexia

Created by: wyzowl

Pronunciation: read orexia

Sentence: My readorexia has left me pooped from reading the DIRECTIONS.

Etymology: Akin to anorexia.

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Instruxation

Created by: Clay201

Pronunciation: In struc SAY shun

Sentence: When she smiled apologetically and nervously reached into the drawer to pull out the coffee maker manual for what must have been the twentyieth time, I knew she was suffering from instruxation.

Etymology: It's a combination of the words "instructions" and "fixation."

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