Verboticism: Valnurance

Valnurance

Created by: Biscotti

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: vaal nuur in ss

Sentence: Robert felt his opinion was of valnurance to Adam on whether or not to jump off a bridge because everyone else was doing it. Robert advised it was not a good idea pointing to the fact that they all had perilled. Adam seemed to agree. Then, instead of taking the advice, Adam went ahead and did it anyway just to be popular.

Etymology: Value (importance or need of something) + ignorance (not paying attention or valuing something)

Points: 614

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Comments: Valnurance

mrskellyscl - 2009-04-27: 12:21:00
Sounds like you've met my kids.