Verboticism: Deletearious

Deletearious

Created by: Mustang

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: del-eh-TEER-eyuss

Sentence: Margot was deletearious when she realized she had shredded some old love letters by mistake, she cried for hours and was absolutely beside herself.

Etymology: Blend of delete and tear (fluid appearing in or flowing from the eye as the result of emotion, esp. grief)....a play on the word 'deleterious' (Having a harmful effect; injurious)

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Comments: Deletearious

silveryaspen - 2008-12-30: 16:37:00
Great Create. Tear's other meaning tear as in tear to shreds makes this a double meaningful create.