Verboticism: Nocturnemanations

Nocturnemanations

Created by: Mustang

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: nok-tern-em-eh-NAY-shuns

Sentence: The nocturnemanations that continuously emitted from the walls, the outdoors, the attic and unseen places kept Gladys on edge thru the night and made sleep impossible

Etymology: Blend of nocturnal (during the night) and emanations (. Something that issues from a source; an emission)

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