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DEFINITION: n., The anger and frustration that grows out of an unsatisfying, unfulfilling or unpredictable relationship one has with an electronic device, especially a computer. v. intr., To be trapped in a passive-aggressive, codependency with a computer.

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Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: tech amblivalent

Sentence: June was reminded of her techambivalence when her laptop spontaneously shut down during a 'heated' chat with her 'colleague'

Etymology: from 'technology' and 'ambivalence'

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: sigh - ko - lec - tron - ik

Sentence: Every day Veronica went totally psycholectronic while dealing with her computer. She was constantly frustrated and angry when it locked up or she could not figure out how to do something but in the end, she kept turning it on every day because it had really become her best friend.

Etymology: Psychotic (a person afflicted with psychosis: amental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted) + Electronic (Usually refers to something that is available via the computer).

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: TEK - no - lojd

Sentence: Whilhelmena found herself woefully short of computer skills and knowledge and quickly became technolodged in overwhelming fashion.

Etymology: Mix of technological and lodged (stuck)


Stuck in computer h ..... otel !!! lol. - silveryaspen, 2008-01-30: 07:01:00

good one! - bananabender, 2008-01-30: 23:32:00


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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: mac/ah/deh/men/shee/ah

Sentence: I was driven into macadementia by my aging mac. It turned from being user friendly into Hal from 2001.

Etymology: mac(computer) + dementia(mental deterioration caused by mac) + macadamia (type of nut)


metrohumanx daisy, daisy, give me your annnswer trrrrue..... - metrohumanx, 2008-11-21: 08:36:00

Fun e-tymology! This pnut of an e-nut is still chuckling over it! - silveryaspen, 2008-11-21: 12:48:00

Good word - TJayzz, 2008-11-21: 13:35:00

All a bit nutty;good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-11-23: 15:47:00

All a bit nutty;good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-11-23: 15:47:00


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Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Comp-you-love

Sentence: Julie has a strong compulove for her HP. She has had it years. Im suprised her PC has put up with her constantly shouting at it and hitting it. Poor PC. But it must be love, because it always switches on!!

Etymology: This is a mix between computer and compulsive and love. Computer being just a computer (laptop or desktop) and compulsive as in "you must do it" "you must have it" etc.. and love as in strong feelings of romance and passion etc.


This has a twisted cyber-ring to it! Laughing long and loud! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-30: 07:04:00

Switched on word and sentence too! - bananabender, 2008-01-31: 00:13:00


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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: in/com/put/uh/bull

Sentence: After many months of anger and frustration and unsatisfying results from her laptop, the technical advisor at the computer store advised Jane that her and her laptop were completely incomputible and she should move onto a new machine.

Etymology: computer + incompatible


I like it! Will she go to a computer dating agency to shop around? - bananabender, 2008-01-30: 07:50:00

perfect word! - Jabberwocky, 2008-01-30: 12:16:00

From the chains of computrimony goeth Jane! great word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-30: 16:21:00

hi mr.stevenson its chris the 1 who asks a lot off qu. at lunch im purpleman kk - purpleman, 2008-01-30: 20:44:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dis kon tent

Sentence: Brandy's relationship with her computer was like her history with men. She experienced the same diskontent when they got a virus, lost their memory, their drive,became floppy and could no longer server. That was when she gave them the boot, because their relationship was terminal.

Etymology: Disk ((computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored) & Discontent (a longing for something better than the present situation)

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Created by: urbanwookie



Etymology: silicon + contempt

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: app aw ling goo ista

Sentence: their appallingvista was even worse that the inXPlickable relationshit she had with her previous partner (yes it was a typo, but I left it in!)

Etymology: appaling vista, Vista.


Hilarious sentence! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-30: 07:34:00

Yep, I'm laughing too! - bananabender, 2008-01-30: 07:42:00

Agreed, lol'ing at the sentence!! :D - Dougalistic, 2008-01-30: 10:16:00


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Created by: logarithm

Pronunciation: bI-tEr-pyu-tEr

Sentence: Judy is fed-up with the constant bitterputer chaos in the office that she has decided to change for a betterputer.

Etymology: Bitter - marked by strong resentment or cynicism. Computer = puter - an electronic device used to store, sort, correlate, and make calculations on data at high speeds. Bitterputer = sour relationship with the computer. Antonym = Betterputer


metrohumanx Nice Mandelbroth of words. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-21: 08:39:00

Hahah... thanx metrohumanx. - logarithm, 2008-11-21: 09:04:00

Hahah... thanx metrohumanx. - logarithm, 2008-11-21: 09:37:00

good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-11-23: 15:45:00

metrohumanx I thought you'd get that one.... :) - metrohumanx, 2008-11-24: 16:02:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-30: 01:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by Silveryaspen. Thank you Silveryaspen. ~ James

bananabender - 2008-01-30: 08:22:00
Great definition Silveryaspen. You definately pressed our buttons with this one! So many clever and funny verboticisms and sentences. Still chuckling!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-09-01: 00:13:00
Today's definition was suggested by Silveryaspen. Thank you Silveryaspen. ~ James