Verboticism: Nocturnemanations

Nocturnemanations

Created by: Mustang

Definition: n. Strange sounds that keep you awake in the middle of the night. v. To lie in bed unable to sleep because you keep hearing weird sounds.

Pronunciation: nock - tern - em - uh - NAY - shuns

Sentence: The nocturnemanations that continuously emitted from the walls, the outdoors, the attic and unseen places kept Gladys on edge thru the night and made sleep impossible.

Etymology: Blend of nocturnal and emanations.

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Comments: Nocturnemanations

Jabberwocky - 2008-05-12: 13:55:00
a bit of a tongue twister but nice blend