Verboticism: Timedoubt

'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: mweinmann

Pronunciation: timd + owt

Sentence: Lorraine always experienced timedoubt when she had to decide anything; whether it was a meaningless, simple decision or a life changing situation. After it was too late to change her mind, she wondered whether she should have made another choice.

Etymology: timed out(too late, its over) time (clock or measure duration) doubt (second thoughts)

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Comments: Timedoubt

silveryaspen - 2009-03-31: 14:19:00
Captures all the nuances of the definition, and is so easy to remember. Perfect!

Jabberwocky - 2009-03-31: 16:05:00

kateinkorea - 2009-03-31: 23:50:00
Perfect word.