Verboticism: Idealay

'Wait for the perfect pitch...'

DEFINITION: n. A willingness to wait, forever if necessary, for the perfect opportunity. v. To be excessively patient.

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Cialusmoment

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: see-AL-us-mo-ment

Sentence: He knew he should have turned left at Poughkeepsie, but it didn't feel right, so he waited for that Cialusmoment and ultimately ended his journey in Tucson.

Etymology: Cialus - an erectile dysfunction medication whose commercial asks the question "When the time is right, will you be ready?"; moment

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I LOVE this one! Very funny! - jedijawa, 2007-03-19: 14:49:00

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Inordealsty

Created by: catgrin

Pronunciation: in-awr-deel-stee; in-awr-deel-stey

Sentence: In her inordealsty, Candy had failed to dance all night while waiting for Joe to ask her.

Etymology: inordinate (not within proper or reasonable limits; immoderate; excessive) + ideal (a standard of perfection or excellence) + stay (to remain through or during)

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Waitcient

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: WAIT shient

Sentence: "OUT"! Verbotsoxz players sought the perfect plays; ever waitcient over the unskilled pitches, their strikes and losses made them the undefeated defeated.

Etymology: WAIT with a hit of PATIENT.

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COMMENTS:

waitcients...the people in the doctors waiting room... - Nosila, 2009-10-06: 01:16:00

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Godotancy

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ɡəˈdoʊ.ənˌsi/ Silent "t"!

Sentence: A godotant individual rarely feels the negative effects of their unrealistic optimism, but their godotancy often becomes quite frustrating for others.

Etymology: As in Sam Beckett's play, _Waiting for Godot_.

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i think Beckett wrote that... - rikboyee, 2007-03-19: 02:27:00

yes. it was definitely beckett. though stoppard is quite good also. - scottman, 2007-03-19: 04:15:00

Literary and clever ... I like it! - jedijawa, 2007-03-19: 14:51:00

Whoops! I should know better than to write these things at 4am. - ErWenn, 2007-03-19: 23:51:00

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Aucuporence

Created by: scottman

Pronunciation: AH kyoo POHR ens

Sentence: She remained a maid into the autumn of her life, possessed as she was of an unyielding aucuporence.

Etymology: from the latin aucupor, to lie in wait for.

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Hyperseverance

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: high-PURR-seh-VEER-uhns

Sentence: The two cars waited at the intersection, each waving the other on, resulting in a collision of hyperseverance rather than of cars.

Etymology: hyper- + perseverance

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Jobeness

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: jobe/ness

Sentence: He felt that exercising extreme jobeness by waiting for the perfect pitch would result in fame and prosperity

Etymology: Job (as in the patience of Job) + ness (a character with special powers from the video game Earthbound)

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Ridicusistence

Created by: mana1066

Pronunciation: ree-dick-you-siss-tense

Sentence: People at work thought Dermott's ridusitence was sweet and calm until waiting behind him in line at the water fountain waiting for him to get the "perfect flow" before sipping.

Etymology: riduculous + persistence

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Infinacity

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: in fin ass it ee

Sentence: the infinacity of Kevin was so renowned nobody dared challenge him to a staring match.

Etymology: from infinity and tenacity making it infinitely tenacious.

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Caseyatthebatitude

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: kay-see-at-the-bat-i-tood

Sentence: Bill's caseyatthebatitude casued him to never place any bets at the roulette wheel as he kept waiting for the right moment that never came.

Etymology: From the poem "Casey at the Bat" where Casey kept waiting and eventually struck out when he was meant to be the hero of the day.

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very funny - good one - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-19: 16:14:00

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