Verboticism: Maloduress



Created by: CharlieB

Definition: n. Anxiety caused by fear that one's body odor may offend others; often exacerbated when required to remove heavy sweaters, or footwear.v. To worry about the way you smell.

Pronunciation: mal-oh-dure-ess

Sentence: The fear that his feet smelt like rotten eggs left him in a constant state of maloduress.

Etymology: malodorous (having an unpleasant smell) + duress (constraint or intimidation)

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