Verboticism: Doubtbout

Doubtbout

Created by: Nosila

Definition: v. To do something decisive and then immediately start to have doubts, wondering if you did the right thing. n. Second thoughts, or second guesses, about a decision or an action you have made but cannot change.

Pronunciation: daowt baowt

Sentence: For a moment after Naomi squished the cockroach, she experienced a doubtbout. Would Karma be waiting to pay her back? Do these bugs do any good, like eat other bugs? Can she get the goo off her shoe? But her biggest doubt about the demise of the huge insect was even more worrying. How many of his friends and family would show up at her place for the funeral???

Etymology: Doubt (indecision; lack confidence in or have doubts about) & Bout (A period of time spent in a particular way; a spell)

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