Verboticism: Claustract

Claustract

Created by: ErWenn

Definition: n., A feeling of discomfort, common while sitting on a plane or train, created by the sense that you are about to be decapitated by your fellow passengers who are tilting aggressively towards you. v. To sit in a very small space, which seems to be getting smaller.

Pronunciation: /ˌklɔsˈtɹækt/ /klaws-TRACT/

Sentence: I was certain that the walls had started to claustract on me and I suddenly knew what James Bond must feel like.

Etymology: from Latin claustrum "a bolt, place shut in" + English contract "to draw together"

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Comments: Claustract

silveryaspen - 2008-01-29: 09:53:00
Claustraction might be cause to unsheath James Bonds claws in the jaws of such a death trap. Your sentence sure gives a strong image to your creation! Interesting!