Verboticism: Arguerosion

Arguerosion

Created by: Dougalistic

Definition: n., A stylized form of argument, common among politicians, lawyers and married couples, where the parties state and restate their positions until the opponent is exhausted. v. tr., To argue by simply restating your position over and over again.

Pronunciation: Ar-guw-ero-shun

Sentence: There was a massive arguerosion going on between Dave and Melinda regarding who was going to invite Dave's mother in law round for Christmas dinner.

Etymology: Argue - To conflict and fight verbally. Erosion - The constant abrasion and attrition (eating away) of or at something.

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Comments: Arguerosion

Jabberwocky - 2008-01-22: 11:04:00
very nice - describes world politics aptly

silveryaspen - 2008-01-22: 12:46:00
This word, like such arguers, wears down well!

bananabender - 2008-01-22: 22:06:00
good word. I'm worn out just thinking about it!