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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Producrastinal

alecstevenson

Created by: alecstevenson

Pronunciation: Pro-duh-cras-tin-al

Sentence: He was so producrastinal about he stereo that it was still in bubble wrap after 3 weeks.

Etymology: Product + Procastination

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COMMENTS:

Alec, you are very funny! - wordmeister, 2006-10-19: 22:10:00

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Warrantomania

Created by: antonhere

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Etymology: warranty, mania

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Repetese

Created by: purpleman

Pronunciation: re/peat/es

Sentence: if u cep getting interupted u will cep repating the same sentence...repetese

Etymology: repeat+coutese

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Locohowism

Created by: scrawlspacer

Pronunciation: LO co how IZ um

Sentence: When my boyfriend buys a nifty new gadget, I might not see him for days. He has major locohowism.

Etymology: alcoholism + loco (crazy) + how (as in "how to")

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Lawyertudity

mythman

Created by: mythman

Pronunciation: LOY-yer-TOO-dih-tee

Sentence: Bobby feared the industry--due to their growing lawyertudity--would fine him for sleeping on that side of the mattress.

Etymology: attitudes of lawyers ... if you're not doing what all the words say, we'll sue ya!

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Manuentality

Created by: myrrh

Pronunciation: man-yoo-en-TAL-ih-tee

Sentence: Juliette suffered from manuentality, and would often take out instructional books from the library as casual reading.

Etymology: manual + mentality

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Docromaniac

RightOnTheWin

Created by: RightOnTheWin

Pronunciation: {Do-crow\maine-knee-ak}

Sentence: Tom, being a docromaniac, couldn’t resist the temptation of opening the watch he bought for his father’s birthday, and reading the instructions. Tom ultimately missed his father’s seventy-eighth birthday, because he got too preoccupied reading the instructions of his father’s watch.

Etymology: Docro (derived from the Latin word doceō)–to instruct. Maniac (from Greek - maniacos)- a person characterized by an inordinate or ungovernable enthusiasm for something- Merriam Webster.

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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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Manualaddict

Created by: labareda

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Warrantedium

CrayonWarrior

Created by: CrayonWarrior

Pronunciation: Wah-ran-tee-dee-um

Sentence: Ethan was contracting major warrantedium after sitting and reading through the terms and conditions of his new telly to check whether he'd still get a refund after his dog peed on it

Etymology: warranty tedium

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