Verboticism: Ependent

Ependent

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Created by: artr

Definition: v. To be so dependent on computers and other gadgets, that you cannot communicate or even think without them. n. A person who cannot communicate, or even think, without using an electronic device.

Pronunciation: ēpendənt

Sentence: Some people write themselves notes to remember important things. John will text or e-mail himself to keep his life in order. He is absolutely ependent. Between his laptop and iPhone everything he does is scheduled, planned or stored electronically. His answer to almost any task or question presented is "I have an app for that". He almost had a crisis last Friday when he forgot to schedule bathroom breaks. Luckily he still has a residual biological override.

Etymology: e (denoting anything in an electronic state, esp. the use of electronic data transfer in cyberspace) + dependent (unable to do without)

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