Verboticism: Gwenzy

'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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Documania

Created by: elona

Pronunciation: Dokumania

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Etymology: Documentation+mania

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Instruchosis

Carla

Created by: Carla

Pronunciation: in-struh-kO-sis

Sentence: His instruchosis left him unable to assemble even the simplest flat-pack furniture.

Etymology: From 'instructions' + 'psychosis'

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Prodification

dastickney

Created by: dastickney

Pronunciation: Prod-I-Fi-Ka-Shun

Sentence: As he was deep into prodification, he soon realized that he was able to once again use his manual can opener.

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Checkmania

Created by: chris

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Brainjamming

Created by: josje

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brainjamming wil pull the contents in your head to overloead proportions. - josje, 2006-12-21: 02:03:00

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Readiteration

Created by: denise

Pronunciation: ree-DIT-ter-A-shun

Sentence: The young man realized he had fallen into his readiterative tendencies yet again after taking hours to read one sentence repeatedly in order to fully understand how to use his pencil.

Etymology: a blend of read + reiteration

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Dratility

Lazberg

Created by: Lazberg

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Dysmanuorrhea

Created by: Elfie

Pronunciation: dis-man-war-REE-ah

Sentence: He suffered acute dysmanuorrhea with every software upgrade, overwhelmed by the sheer detail in each new agreement.

Etymology: dys - bad, difficult manuo - derived from "manual" orrhea - excessive discharge of key information from the brain

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Manualmania

Created by: mgood

Pronunciation: man-u-al-ma-ni-a

Sentence: Man, he has a really bad case of manualmania!

Etymology: combined manual with mania

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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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