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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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Tranxiety

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: trang zye it ee

Sentence: Cella was experiencing it again. That feeling of tranxiety that she only felt while travelling on a train and losing her cell connection. Even if it was only momentarily, she was so addicted to her connections, that being without them, even temporarily, made her feel like a druggie without a fix. The truly sad part was that she was only calling the Weather station to find out the local temperature. It was seriously time for Cella to talk to her tranxichologist about her dependency. What the heck did people do before the onslaught of mobile communications???

Etymology: Transit/transport (to make a passage or journey from one place to another/a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion;move something or somebody around; usually over long distances)& Anxiety ( a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune;a relatively permanent state of anxiety occurring in a variety of mental disorders)

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Potty

Created by: jockeymo

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? - stache, 2008-04-03: 01:36:00

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Fatalmobia

Created by: ziggy

Pronunciation: fay-tal-mo-bia

Sentence: A panic arising from the threat of imminent disconnection whilst holding a conversation on your cell phone.

Etymology: fatal-dead mo-mobile bia-from phobia

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Serviceinterruptus

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: sur'/vis/in/tuh/rup'/tus

Sentence: Lucy became quite anxious whenever she was without cell phone cabability. What if her friends were trying to reach her? What if there were an emergency at home? How would she ever know the correct time?? Serviceinterruptus always left Lucy feeling lonely and unsatisfied.

Etymology: service - the supplier or supplying of commodities demanded by the public (water, gas, cell phone usage) + coitus interruptus - interruption of sexual intercourse

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Ha! I was gonna do callitusinterruptus. - purpleartichokes, 2008-04-03: 18:45:00

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Andread

Created by: lshiva

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Tingalingxiety

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: tingaling-Zahy-i-tee.

Sentence: "Ring, ring, why don't you give me a call" abbamatically reperdittied inside Bob's tunestuck head. He had lost his mobile, and felt like he was in cellutary confinement. Exilophoned, he cried out, "How loud is the silence, doesn't it ever go away?" Orphoned, telereaved, he prayed that it hadn't fallen into the wrong hands. His pathetic dependence on it, together with his excessive texting and phoning, made him a chatatonic cliche, a stereotype of tingalingxiety.

Etymology: TINGALINNG: onomatopoeia for the sound of a phone & ANXIETY:troubled, uneasy, distressed.

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five bonus verboticisms, not counting the off-def ones. Amazing. You're a star. Pronunciation is a bit awkward, though. Is that what you really meant? - stache, 2008-04-03: 07:23:00

so many great words - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 13:00:00

yes, that's what I thought. Better now (says your friendly pronuncidunce (Pro NUN suh dunce)). - stache, 2008-04-03: 18:41:00

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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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Cellohpain

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sell-oh-pane

Sentence: Passing through the cellyouvoid tunnel, Sue's cellohpain was plainly written on the furrowed lines of her face.

Etymology: cell (phone), oh, pain

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funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 13:01:00

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Phonecrashing

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Created by: Suzanne112

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Sentence: Your phone doesn't work, you can't help it. Your phone crashes, and you.

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Imservusphobia

Created by: moontopia

Pronunciation: im-ser-vus-fo-bee-a

Sentence: The crazy and wishing to be youthful woman was stricken with imservusphobia, when her cell phone made the undesirable beep when she was texting her 92-year old mom.

Etymology: im-not servus-sevice phobia-fear

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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