Verboticism: Insominous

Insominous

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

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: in-som-i-nus

Sentence: Mary became insominous after she moved into her new apartment and heard the creepy noises. It was especially alarming when the Paranormal Society asked to film an episode of "Ghost Hunters" in her bedroom.

Etymology: insomnia: an inability to fall asleep or remain asleep + ominous: a frightening awareness of danger, an evil portent

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Comments: Insominous

splendiction - 2009-06-24: 19:23:00
good word!

Mustang - 2009-06-25: 01:18:00
Very good!