Verboticism: Scanticipation

Scanticipation

Created by: Nosila

Definition: n. The feelings that well up inside of you when you're waiting for service and another person, who arrived after you did, gets waited first! v. To wait and wait in line, only to watch other people jump the queue.

Pronunciation: skan tisi payshun

Sentence: Freddy the chicken awaited the farmer's visit each day, thinking he would selected for favoured treatment. Every day though, some one else was chosen. He was experiencing severe scanticipation when one day he was chosen...not knowing why. Authorities now believe he was the victim of fowl play.

Etymology: Scant (deal with inadequately and superficially) & Anticipation (wishing with confidence of fulfillment)

Points: 542

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