Verboticism: Quirksubstantiation

'You mean, it's okay if I'm a totally obsessive-compulsive neat freak?'

DEFINITION: v. To suddenly discover that your most troublesome personality defect, for which you have been taking medication and/or therapy, is actually your greatest asset. n. A perceived weakness which is actually a strength.

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Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: qwerk-sub-stan-tee-ay-shun

Sentence: Janice experienced quirksubstantiation when her OCD made her the best maid the cleaning company had ever hired.

Etymology: quirk (tick or trait) + transubstantiation (conversion of one thing into another)

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