Verboticism: Emorebound

'Don't kitty me!'

DEFINITION: v. To collect all the emotional energy you receive from one person, and then share it with the very next person you meet. n. Emotional transference.

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Moodswapping

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: mood - swa - ping

Sentence: Terry was an expert at moodswapping. He would get into an argument with his boss and take it out on his wife. After a wonderful day with his wife, he would be nice to the checkout clerk at the store and so on.... He always carried the most recent interaction on to the next person.

Etymology: mood, swapping

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Transmoshun

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: trans-moe-shun

Sentence: Pete received the full impact of Kelly's day through transmoshun.

Etymology: transmit + emotion + shun

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Transapplicate

Created by: seifip

Pronunciation: transapplicate

Sentence: I have transapplicated my feeling on him... He just reminded me of my lazy cat!

Etymology: trans + applicate

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Transemosupernova

Created by: spacemonkeymafia

Pronunciation: trans-i-mō-sōō'per-nō'va

Sentence: The transemosupernova has been the cause of many arguments started by my girlfriend.

Etymology: Trans - From the Latin meaning "across, over, or beyond. Emo - from emotion, French émotion, from Old French, from esmovoir, to excite, from Vulgar Latin *exmovēre : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin movēre, to move. Super - Latin, from super, over, above.

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COMMENTS:

Ran out of room for the etymology for nova. Here it is. Nova - New Latin (stēlla) nova, new (star), nova, feminine of Latin novus, new. - spacemonkeymafia, 2007-01-02: 12:38:00

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Vamdump

Created by: Mechans

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Hysteriotransfer

Created by: tangledupinblue

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Sentence: After being fired, he hysteriotransferred to the people around him for the rest of the day; he even told the barista to "Hurry it up--oh, wait, you can't do that, can you, you stoned slacker? You're fired. I don't need that watery crap you call coffee anyway."

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Poorboire

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: poor/bwire

Sentence: If you can't kick a gift horse in the mouth...at least leave a poorboire they'll never forget!

Etymology: variation of "pourboire" - a gift or gratuity

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COMMENTS:

good one quip! clever... - wordmeister, 2007-01-02: 16:02:00

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Demern

Created by: PokieMae21

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Emofection

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Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: e-mo-fek-shon

Sentence: After being dumped by a post-it this morning, Kate has emofected everyone around with her foul mood.

Etymology: I would prefer emotional Infection, or a latin emopatheogenic maybe, but emofection was more naturally understandable.

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COMMENTS:

petaj emoflection would have been good too -- emotion + deflect - petaj, 2007-01-05: 20:19:00

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Hissplacement

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hiss playse ment

Sentence: When Tiger vocalized his indifference, jealousy and displeasure towards Sybil, it was a catastrophe. She was catatonic briefly before projecting her hissplacement categorically towards her boyfriend,Tom. Afterwhich, Tom was feline purrly...

Etymology: Hiss (the fricative, sibilant noise cats make to express disapproval, contempt ot displeasure) & Displacement (the psychological transference of feelings from one person to another; (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one)

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