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'What details?'

DEFINITION: n. A special ability lets you focus on the big picture without getting distracted by those busy little details. v. To skip over the details while focusing on the big picture.

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Farblightedness

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: far/blight/ed/ness/

Sentence: In a crowded room he stepped on the children in a hurry to meet the adults. It was a classic case of farblightedness.

Etymology: farsightedness + blight

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He obviously needed to wear blightfocals...:) - Alchemist, 2007-01-26: 08:15:00

Enblightening! - Discoveria, 2007-01-26: 10:03:00

I'd say it was deblightful! Especially when you consider those poor children... - wordmeister, 2007-01-26: 16:30:00

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Concentraition

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Con-sen-trey-shun

Sentence: Martin has a unique power of concentraition wherein he is able to ignore any and all manner of chaos surrounding him and bear down on the even the smallest of details at hand.

Etymology: Blend of Concentrate (to bring or draw to a common center or point of union; converge; direct toward one point; focus) and Trait (a distinguishing characteristic or quality, especially of one's personal nature)

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Foculizing

Ishepoh

Created by: Ishepoh

Pronunciation: (foe-cull-i-zing)

Sentence: You need to be foculizing on the project that was given to you.

Etymology: From the word focus, the suffix -ize, and the suffix -ing.

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Zenerosity

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: zen/rr/ah/si/ty

Sentence: His uncanny zenerosity enabled him to have an instant appreciation of the essential picture which he was always happy to pass on to others

Etymology: zen (a specific type of meditation) + generosity (being able to give)

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I think Buddha is sitting on a bumble bee. - wordmeister, 2007-01-26: 16:31:00

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Stingleminded

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation:

Sentence: John's stingleminded approach to the problem was rewarded with a posthumous award.

Etymology:

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good one galwaywegian! - wordmeister, 2007-01-26: 07:33:00

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Lokovit

Created by: adbern

Pronunciation: lo-ke-vit

Sentence: They all lokovit

Etymology: look over it

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Diminutae

Created by: mickey666

Pronunciation: dim-inoot-ay

Sentence: "What trees?", he asked. "All I can see is the wood", he added, with diminutae

Etymology: dim = to darken minutae = excessive detail

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Generaleyeze

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: gen-er-all-ahyz

Sentence: Men seem to be better at generaleyezing when it comes to messes, and women when it comes to working.

Etymology: generalize + eyes

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'Objection, your honour....' (!) - egonschiela, 2007-01-27: 15:43:00

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Visionapiary

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: vizhun ayp pee ar ree

Sentence: He made his money making honey. He was the first in his area to see the potential of fresh local honey products. He did not let little stings get him down. He was a visionapiary.

Etymology: Visionary (a person with unusual powers of foresight) & Apiary (beehive)

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Minutiopia

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: mi-nyu-she-o-pi-a

Sentence: Larry's lack of ability to see the small picture was due to his minutiopia. Mary took him to the opthamologist, but unfortunately, there was no script there to help his oversightedness.

Etymology: minutia: a small or trivial detail + opia: suffix that indicates a visual condition or defect(as in myopia - the inability to see distances or short sighted)

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Comments:

ErWenn - 2007-01-27: 09:53:00
Lots of good ones today.

wordmeister - 2007-01-27: 23:48:00
Yeah, it's very confuzzling! There's a stingleminded farblightness to many of the words... Excellent!