Verboticism: Lostalgia

Lostalgia

Created by: Autolupus

Definition: v. To fret and worry after the accidental trashing of an important document, file or friend. n. The state of anxiety caused by an accidental deletion.

Pronunciation: los-tal' ji-ə

Sentence: She realised what she'd done, she'd deleted his number! Now all that was left was an empty pang of lostalgia.

Etymology: [O.E.&Gr. losian, to be a loss & algos, pain.]

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Comments: Lostalgia

silveryaspen - 2008-03-05: 13:21:00
Portraying this aspect is very nice originality!

Jabberwocky - 2008-03-05: 15:51:00
excellent start - great word

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-05: 19:34:00
Yep, I love it! Reminds me of shredding the 10-year-old divorce papers.

kashman - 2008-03-09: 00:42:00
Brilliant...