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'Don't worry. I'm not asleep. I'm meditating.'

DEFINITION: n. A state of heightened, subconscious awareness that allows drivers to "safely" navigate and control a vehicle without watching the road. v. To drive without bothering to watch where you are going.

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Snoozequeuing

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: snoos-kju-ing

Sentence: Every day, as Jane snoozequeued her way to work, she would listen to language-tapes and subconsciously learn a new language every month or two.

Etymology: snooze - button-mashing in the morning queue - a line of people/cars which moves towards a common goal

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Sixsensigate

Created by: Ahmad

Pronunciation: siks-sensee-gaet

Sentence: Last night after the party, William's driving was totally a sixsensigate becuase he was drunk.

Etymology: six was taken from sixth and sens was taken from sense. sixth sense is an imaginary sense which is believed to work when the other five fail.gate is taken from a word navigate means to move.so, to move through sixth sense when rest of the sense are morbid or work less efficiently.

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Trancenigate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: TRANS-neh-gayt

Sentence: Even while in a meditative state, Hector always manages to safely trancenigate the highways and byways, to the complete astonishment of those who know him well and have ridden with him.

Etymology: Blend of 'trance' and 'navigate'

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Somnidrive

Created by: darkXshadow

Pronunciation: som-ny-der-ive

Sentence: i was somnidriving the other day...

Etymology: somn means to sleep. drive means to convey in a vehicle.

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Autopilotelepathy

Created by: Sketchy

Pronunciation: auto-pilo-te-lep-a-thy

Sentence: I've been using Autopilotelepathy to get around these days. It's much easier then having to actually drive with your eyes open.

Etymology: Auto (automatic) Pilot (person controlling the vehicle); Telepathy- Communication through means other than the senses, as by the exercise of an occult power. **In this case the ability to see whats happening on the road with eyes closed.

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Steeresta

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: steer + ess + ta

Sentence: Sometimes on the way home I take a little steeresta - I've taken this drive so much I can literally do it in my sleep.

Etymology: steer + siesta

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Psycon

Created by: deannewby

Pronunciation: s-eye-con

Sentence: My psycon took over, and I was soon home without even realising it

Etymology: Psy, from Psychic indicating a mental/subsconcious ability. Con, from Control, as in being in control of something.

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Presmashination

Created by: bettyann9

Pronunciation: pree-smash-i-nayh-shun

Sentence: The B-52's lulled me into a gentle state of presmashination shortly before I crashed into the rear end of the semi.

Etymology: pre=before + smash=crash + nation=suffix denoting a mental state.

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Subdrivenation

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: suhb-drihv-ehn-AY-shuhn

Sentence: Alex somehow managed the 18 miles from Bootlick to Possum Holler on a mixture of cold medicine and subdrivenation.

Etymology: Portmanteau of "driven", "divination", and "sublimation"

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Nodopilot

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: nod o pyle it

Sentence: It's no wonder Dora's long daily commute lended itself to her being able to drift into nodopilot mode. She left her home in Sleepy Hollow, drove past the Yawnkers turnoff, under the Boredwalk, past Lake Weary, close to Fort Fatigue, under the Spentsylvania overpass, through the town of Tuckerdout, past Conkorde-Jetlag Airport, over the Siesta Bridge and into the city of St. Pall where she worked as an accountant in the Restminster Abbey Nursing Home. Then eight long hours later, she would turn around and reverse her journey, while listening to Perry Como cd's in her car.

Etymology: Nod (to let the head fall forward through drowsiness;be almost asleep) & Autopilot (a cognitive state in which you act without self-awareness;a navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady course)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-03-13: 01:00:29
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes.
Thank you purpleartichokes! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-30: 00:22:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James