Verboticism: Counselavert

Counselavert

Created by: Mustang

Definition: n. Advice which is asked for, considered, and then promptly forgotten -- until it is too late. v. To ask for, listen to, and then reject or ignore advice.

Pronunciation: KOWN-Suhl-uh-vert

Sentence: As was her usual practice, Lyndsey would ask those about her for advice on pressing problems, then would do her puzzling counselavert routine and do what she had intended to do from the start.

Etymology: Blend of 'counsel' (advise or advice, guidance) and 'avert' (turn away, avoid, prevent)

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