Verboticism: Criticoncpiraphobia

'That cake is so dry it's completely indigestible!'

DEFINITION: n., The fear that your service representative will retaliate after you have complained. v., To be afraid of bad service because you complained about it.

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Created by: hendrixius

Pronunciation: /krit-uh-cun-speer-uh-foe-bee-uh/

Sentence: Ellen suffered a bout of criticoncpiraphobia when she told the surly waiter that her sirloin was overcooked.

Etymology: "criticism" + "conspiracy" + "phobia"

Points: 410

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