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DEFINITION: An often debilitating condition characterized by compulsive, repetitive and obsessive reading of product documentation and warranties.

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Rereadementia

Created by: lindaleh

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Documania

Created by: elona

Pronunciation: Dokumania

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Etymology: Documentation+mania

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Hindirectional

Created by: PolishedAmethyst

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Sentence: He arrived home with his new game system and was up all night because he is hindirectional when it comes to anything electronic. I'm sure he is still sitting there with the manual.

Etymology: Hinder + direction (al)

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Manualaddict

Created by: labareda

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Manualmaniac

Tobester

Created by: Tobester

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Instrufolia

Created by: Berna

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Hyperinfodocumentitis

Created by: bailandi

Pronunciation: hi-pur-in-foe-dok-u-men-tie-tis

Sentence: One of my grandfather's sypmtom of hyperinfodocumentitus was a drawer full of manuals to antiquated equipment kept by his bedside.

Etymology: Hyper - prefix, beyond, over, above; usually implying excess or exaggeration. "info and documen" signify dealing with information and documents, -itis meaning inflammation, making this sound like a medicial condition.

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Laripeat

Created by: DeltaRho2K

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Sentence: I was mocked for my laripeat behavior, but when the hair dryer fell into the tub, I was saved because the water was not turned on and the tub was empty.

Etymology: LAther - RInse - rePEAT No matter how many times I've read it, I still glance at those stupid instructions every time I shower... You do too... admit it!

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Documentia

Created by: Jabberwocky

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Sentence: Through his persistent reading of warranties, he was slipping further and further into documentia

Etymology: document + dementia

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Cigourettes

Created by: OldEnglish

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Sentence: On Christmas Eve, we would drift off to sleep listening to the traditional cries of "I'll show you a Tab A, you B Slot!" that always accompanied my father's seasonal bouts of Cigourette's.

Etymology: Complete Idiot's Guide + Tourette's

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