Verboticism: Docquisition

'This may hurt a little. So tell me, how are your kids?'

DEFINITION: n., Forced small talk used by professional caregivers to put patients at ease. (Not usually effective.) v., To ask insipid questions while subjecting a person to an intimate, awkward or painful procedure.

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Created by: zavijava


Sentence: After checking my chart, the gynocologist began the docquisition.

Etymology: doctor+inquisition

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Comments: Docquisition

petaj - 2007-10-16: 09:04:00
Could almost be a tax audit.