Verboticism: Oopsolysisophobia

Oopsolysisophobia

Created by: Ritalinda

Definition: v. To fret and worry after the accidental trashing of an important document, file or friend. n. The state of anxiety caused by an accidental deletion.

Pronunciation: oop'-so-ly-sis'-o-pho'-bia

Sentence: The paper, all the paper, endless paper. They lawyers, all the lawyers, endless lawyers. The shredder--hours and hours at the shredder. So confusing, and out of Valium. Indeed, this was the prescription for an inevitable and intractable oopsolysisophobia.

Etymology: oops--comment associated with an accidental act. lysis--Greek term for separation or tearing. Phobia--an anxiety.

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