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'I'm surprised that no one else has picked up the ball.'

DEFINITION: v. To listen intently and sympathize with your colleagues when they request assistance, and then to simply, and completely, forget about it. n. The ability to sympathize with, yet ignore, requests for help.

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Helpfoolness

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: help fool ness

Sentence: Deep down she new that Jon's particular brand of helpfoolness was not going to save the situation.

Etymology: helpful, fool

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Compassionot

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kəmpashənät

Sentence: As much as Judy saw heads nodding as she explained her dilemma, when it came down to getting help, her coworkers are decidedly compassionot. What she later discovered was that upper management had replaced a number of her coworkers with life-sized bobbleheads.

Etymology: compassionate (feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others) + not (used to express the negative of other words)

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good one - galwaywegian, 2011-02-02: 09:53:00

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Assignore

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: ass-ig-nore

Sentence: As he assignored Paula's plea of help, he was racking up a new record on Tetris!

Etymology: assist + ignore

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Compassionot

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kəmpashənät

Sentence: Always the compassionot character, Bruce was wonderful at listening to the grousing and requests for assistance from his co-workers. He disrecared about each and every one of them. They could always count on him even if it meant working overnaught.

Etymology: compationate (feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others) + not (used to express the negative of other words)

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COMMENTS:

love it! - galwaywegian, 2009-09-18: 07:49:00

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Pretendhelp

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I must use my pretendhelp abilties to get rid of my co-worker.

Etymology: pretend-to-help

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Avoiquest

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: av oi quest

Sentence: Frank was the most renown for avoiquesting in the office. Ask him anything and you can bet tomorrow he wont remember any of it.

Etymology: from avoid and request.

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Compassiveness

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: com-pass-iv-ness

Sentence: Her attitude and attention, which seemingly sincere, should not be misleading. Its all scheming compassiveness.

Etymology: from compassionate + passive

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Sympathesia

Created by: mja188

Pronunciation: sym-pa-th-e-z-a

Sentence: It didn't matter how horrible the story Jim always seemed to suffer from sympathesia

Etymology: Sympathy and amensia

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Compassionot

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kuhm-pa-shuh-not

Sentence: When Denise came to Carl for help his face was completely sympathetic, his actions were compassionot.

Etymology: compassionate (having tender feelings) + not (used to express negation, denial, refusal, or prohibition)

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Beingamanager

Created by: euclid

Pronunciation: being-a-manager

Sentence: Jason just totally exhibited empathy and love for Tina, but he was just beingamanager.

Etymology: ...

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-27: 00:01:41
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus.
Thank you erasmus! ~ James

erasmus erasmus - 2007-02-27: 11:23:00
Thanks James! shame I cant think of a word this time though, boo!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-19: 09:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus. Thank you erasmus. ~ James