Verboticism: Deferredlament

'Poor thing, maybe I shouldn't have stepped on him.'

DEFINITION: v. To do something decisive and then immediately start to have doubts, wondering if you did the right thing. n. Second thoughts, or second guesses, about a decision or an action you have made but cannot change.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: deh-FERD-leh-ment

Sentence: Mary Lou had hastily decided to call off her engagement with Meryl on the grounds of incompatibility when she experienced a major bout of deferredlament, realizing she had been hasty in her assessments, forgetting that life is always a matter of making adjustments.

Etymology: Blend of 'deferred' (postponed or delayed) and 'lament' (to feel, show, or express grief, sorrow, or regret)

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Comments: Deferredlament

Nosila - 2009-03-31: 15:11:00
Defurredlament must be when you decide not to keep the doggy that followed you home! Good Word!

Jabberwocky - 2009-03-31: 16:02:00
very good word

kateinkorea - 2009-03-31: 23:49:00
The word sounds good to say. Good word.