Verboticism: Perfadiousness

'A nose bidet? Great...'

DEFINITION: v. To pretend to be enthusiastic even when you are not, simply because everyone else is. n. Fake enthusiasm.

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Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: per-FAD-ee-uhs-nis

Sentence: Richard's needy perfadiousness was most evident whenever foreign films were discussed. He kept referring to Kurosawa as "the caterer's crowning achievement."

Etymology: perfidiousness (intentional deceit) + fad (well, we all know what a fad is)

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