Verboticism: Dissguidance

Dissguidance

Created by: mweinmann

Definition: n. Advice which is asked for, considered, and then promptly forgotten -- until it is too late. v. To ask for, listen to, and then reject or ignore advice.

Pronunciation: diss + gide + dans

Sentence: Natalie always practiced dissguidance by doing the opposite of what her friends and parents suggested; even though she asked for their advice. She would take up hours of their time, pleading with them to give her their counsel, concern and guidance; only to ignore anything they said.

Etymology: diss (diss, disrespect; to diss; to show disrespect or insult;), guidance (helping show the way, counselling, advice or giving direction), dance (an artistic form of nonverbal communication)

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Comments: Dissguidance

Jabberwocky - 2009-04-27: 15:27:00
sounds familiar - good word

splendiction - 2009-04-27: 20:14:00
Really good word - so true.