Verboticism: Stanknation

'What is that awful smell?'

DEFINITION: n. An unpleasant smell caused by the lack of fresh air, and/or stuffy thinking, especially if one has been locked up in a building for a long, long time. v. tr. To exude stale air or ideas.

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Stanknation

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈstæŋkˌneɪʃən/

Sentence: The oppressive atmosphere in the room got so bad that in addition to being able to smell the stanknation, it was possible to taste, feel, see, and hear it as well.

Etymology: from stank + (stag)nation

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Comments: Stanknation

silveryaspen - 2008-02-29: 10:10:00
Strong words that fit the definition and fit together exceptionally well! Can feel and smell it. Powerful creation!