Verboticism: Assistosis

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ass-is-toe-sis

Sentence: When asked by his wife to help get the groceries from the car, Bob was overcome by an unexpected bout of assistosis.

Etymology: assist, osis

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