Verboticism: Nocturnemissions


Created by: Mustang

Definition: n. Strange sounds that keep you awake in the middle of the night. v. To lie in bed unable to sleep because you keep hearing weird sounds.

Pronunciation: nok-term-eh-NAY-shuns

Sentence: A worry wart and easily frightened, Wanda often lost lots of sleep due to the seemingly neverending unidentifiable nocturnemissions that resounded from the walls and from unknown sources from outside her bedroom window.

Etymology: Blend of nocturnal and emissions

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Comments: Nocturnemissions

splendiction - 2009-06-24: 19:19:00
Great word!