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'Aaahhh! Stop the train! '

DEFINITION: v. To feel stressed and anxious and when your mobile phone runs out of battery power, drops its network connection, or in the worst case, gets misplaced and lost. n. A panic attack caused by an interruption in your mobile phone service.

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Telecomaddict

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Tell-eh-kom-add-ikt

Sentence: Such is the addictive and intrusive nature of the personal telecommunications explosion that it seems one cannot travel on public transit, walk in the street, sit in a park, visit a museum or art gallery without being assaulted by the jarring noise of someones cell phone or crackberry and the absolute insistence of the owner to immediately stop whatever they are doing to answer it. These telecomaddicts even get agitated or offensively angry if it is suggested they turn off these electronic devices and soon begin to exhibit classic symptoms that were previously associated with alchohol and drug withdrawal. Perhaps the story "Caves of Steel" is not so far fetched as it appeared when it was first published. THE LUDDITES WERE RIGHT!!!!!!

Etymology: Telecommunication- The subversive intrusion of electronic brainwashing and individual isolation through the disguise of increased freedom of communication. / Addict- The recipient of telecommunication

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Cellicitous

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sel is it us

Sentence: Every time Jeanine's train came near a tunnel on her daily commutes, she was overwhelmed with that cellicitous feeling akin to panic. Her fear was that once she lost connection to whomever she was speaking, she would never regain it. Her doctor finally prescribed her with some phonazepam, as much to assist her with her attacks as to improve the quality of her fellow travellers commutes.

Etymology: Cell (cellular phone) & Solicitous (full of anxiety and concern)

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Disconnexaphobia

Created by: Pmac46

Pronunciation: Dis-con-ex-uh-fobe-ee-uh

Sentence: The crazy looking girl's case of Disconnexaphobia has caused her to have a panic attack as she lost service while going into a tunnel.

Etymology: Dis- "lack of" + connex- "join together" + a +phobia- fear

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Mobilegroan

Created by: Kazizzle

Pronunciation: moh/bull/grown

Sentence: Denise released a loud mobilegroan when she realized her cell phone didn't get service in Europe.

Etymology: "Mobile phone" - a portable telephone and "Groan" - a low, guttural sound of frustration.

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Necellrosis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: nuh/cell/ros/is

Sentence: Because of Jenny's complete and utter reliance on her phone, she goes into a state of necellrosis when there is any type of service interruption.

Etymology: cell + necrosis (from Greek nekrosis - becoming dead, state of death) + neurosis

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Cellomanic

Created by: Cilly

Pronunciation: sel-o-MA-nic

Sentence: Woah. That chick's lookin' really cellomanic. Hopefully it won't be too long 'til we're outta here or she's gonna need help.

Etymology: [self explanatory]

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COMMENTS:

Very good! - Mustang, 2008-04-03: 19:01:00

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Gophoneoff

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: go PHONE off

Sentence: Matty would gophoneoff! completely stark raving mad that her cell momentarily would lose service. Were subways SUPPOSED to go underground!

Etymology: A combination of “GO OFF” or to go mad, and phone.

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Cellphobia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sell-FO-bya

Sentence: Celine would suffer bouts of debilitating cellphobia whenever her cell phone service suffered even a momentary outage and as often as not she'd shriek or make other kinds of noises that gave those around her great concern.

Etymology: Blend of 'cell' (short name for cell phone) and 'phobia' (irrational fear)

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COMMENTS:

She needs to get weaned off cells gradually with some cell-you-light! Good Word. - Nosila, 2009-05-22: 11:54:00

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Calledsweat

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: cawld-swet

Sentence: Madeleine broke out in a calledsweat every time her phone dropped out during a phone call. It started with a ringing in her ears, followed by strange mutterings about how could anyone be dialling when they are pressing buttons and there is no dial in sight. But the most dramatic effect of her calledsweat was the profuse secretion of perspiration from her ears.

Etymology: call + cold sweat

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great petaj - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-04: 15:48:00

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Loconnection

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: lo-co-neck-shun

Sentence: Debbie was having a peaceful morning until she realized that she forgot to charge her cell phone. She went into a fit of pure loconnection as she panicked over not being able to send texts or make calls for the 2 hours while it charged.

Etymology: loco - spanish for crazy + connection also it is pronounced as "low connection" which could also set off a wave of panic in the cellular dependent

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Comments:

stache - 2008-04-03: 01:35:00
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stache - 2008-04-03: 01:37:00
to whom is credit for the definition owed, james?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-03: 07:55:00
Ah... Actually I made it up! Cheers ~ James

stache - 2008-04-03: 18:47:00
way to go.

youmustvotenato youmustvotenato - 2011-10-27: 15:30:00
holy smokes, half the universe gave a verboticism