Verboticism: Preparalysis

'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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Letharjectivism

buck180

Created by: buck180

Pronunciation: leth-ahr-JEC-tiv-iz-um

Sentence: The coach, while watching Billy during practice, realized the boy suffered from letharjectivism which caused him to hold his swing unless the pitch was absolutely perfect, and as a result he would need to cut Billy from the team.

Etymology: A pairing of lethargic (a severe lack of motivation) and perfectionism (striving for the paradigm).

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Lassistence

Created by: PythianHabenero

Pronunciation: lass-iss-tense

Sentence: Joe knew that his lassistence would eventually win him the perfect snowflake, if he just stood there catching them long enough.

Etymology: "lassitude" + "persistence"

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Fortispud

Created by: Mobelia

Pronunciation: four-ti-spud

Sentence: He's fortispuding the opportunity to advance his career.

Etymology: from Fortitude meaning patience from Spud as in couch potato

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Opportimistic

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: op ur ti MIS tik

Sentence: Alan was opportimistic that this time he would find just the right work-from-home scheme. He considered it "job-hunting" when he was surfing the Web for ways to earn cash in his free time. And he had a LOT of free time now, since losing his job due to excessive time spent surfing the Web.

Etymology: opportunity + optimistic

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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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Obsessient

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ob-SESS-yent

Sentence: No matter how dire a situation may be or how quickly a remedy should be applied, Martin was absolutely obsessient in waiting for just the right remedy to present itself for fear of not finding the very best remedy available.

Etymology: Blend of obsessive and patient

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Slackution

Created by: Karuma

Pronunciation: slak-oo-shun

Sentence: he was way too slackution to even notice he passed the place.

Etymology:

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Idealay

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: I-dee-LAY

Sentence: I have no hope of achieving idealay - I just cannot wait until I have developed the acme of verbotocisms to play the game. I delay no longer - here is my humble attempt.

Etymology: I (me) + ideal (perfect) + delay (postponement forcing a wait)

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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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Expectwaitions

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: expeck - wayt - shuns

Sentence: Jimmy was ever so patient, he had high expectwaitions that if he stood there long enough, the right pitch would eventually be his.

Etymology: expectations, wait

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COMMENTS:

very well crafted. - splendiction, 2009-10-05: 22:57:00

good one - Nosila, 2009-10-06: 01:17:00

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