Verboticism: Dormantosis

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Created by: watts76

Pronunciation: door-man-toe-sis


Etymology: dormant = inactive, resting, hidden

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