Verboticism: Exoprojection

'What bump? I don't see a bump.'

DEFINITION: n., The withering glare one casts down on a non-existent trip-hazard after stumbling for no apparent reason. v. tr., To fixate on an imaginary object, or person, in order to externalize the blame for one's own shortcomings.

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Exoprojection

Created by: dubld

Pronunciation: {x/o/pro/jek/shun}

Sentence: Exoprojection was the way Mark maintained his composure, cursing the heavens for the invisible trip wire instead of crying for his clumsiness.

Etymology: EXO- "Outward" PROJECTION - "Casting something onto something else"

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