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DEFINITION: n., The shock and embarrassment felt after innocently implying that you are much younger, only to discover that everyone actually knows how old you really are. v., To be embarrassed when caught lying about your age.

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Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Tem-pust-a-fook-e-tum

Sentence: Annie had a total tempestafucitum over finding out that her true age had been found out and that her attempts to diguise the effects of time had failed.

Etymology: Tempest :(orig Latin. Tempus) - a storm related to time. A : (French. ) to. Fucitum : (Latin.) - to be caught or ensnared. See Also: Chronolonakitum (Orig. Greek)


I like this one. Reminds me of "tempus fugit" - ErWenn, 2008-02-05: 10:11:00

Far out! Kudos for originality! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-05: 18:21:00


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Created by: ElCappa

Pronunciation: Moron-O-logic-Alice-ment

Sentence: I felt moronologicallessment after being turned away from the Liquor store. Turns out my fake ID wouldn't cut it.

Etymology: Moron - A Fool (Ch)ronological - Time related (Embar)assment - Shame

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Fib - ro - mi - AJ - ya

Sentence: Eloise felt the reddening of her face as a wave of fibromyagea swept over her when she realized she'd been caught exaggerating her youth.

Etymology: Fib + my age (a play words on the malady fibromyalgia)


A painful realization, apparently. Interesting blend. - Tigger, 2008-02-05: 02:56:00

good one! - galwaywegian, 2008-02-05: 07:20:00

nice blend! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 15:49:00

nice blend but its to hard to pronounce - purpleman, 2008-02-05: 16:54:00


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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: lie oc you lar dee jen er a shun

Sentence: Lothario loved the ladies. They were always first on his AGEnda. Seeing his silvery roots, gold-in-teeth with their age gaps, along with his lead bottom, ladies guesstimated his age breakit was in the 80's. The ladies gave him the cold shoulder, placing him in the ice age, making him start another lies age. Despite his best efforts, the laides considered him beyond the age of consent. Lothario, not only suffered from red-eyed macular degeneration, he suffered from red-lied lieoculardegeneration.

Etymology: Macular Degeneration - disease that can come with aging. Lie - to refrain from the telling the truth, particularly about one's age. Ocular - of the eye and sight which sometimes is not fooled. Degeneration - deterioration, not only from aging, but also social deterioration from embarrassment over age. Generation - another synonym for age.


Lothario eventually met his perfect match ... lies age Delielah. - silveryaspen, 2008-11-28: 01:19:00

This one is quite a mouthful... :-p - logarithm, 2008-11-28: 01:48:00


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Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Hew-mil-ee-ayged

Sentence: Brenda felt completely humiliaged when she discovered her husband Tim had told virtually everyone at the party her age. She had spent the last few hours trying to convince everyone that she was five years younger than she actually was.

Etymology: Humiliation(injure the dignity and self respect of, embarrass.) ORIGIN Latin humiliare 'make humble + Aged(of a specific age) = Humiliaged

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Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Hugh-milly-udge

Sentence: Janine's party was a complete flop. We knew she was like 16, she didn't fool anybody saying she was 22. I mean, who was she kidding? Anyway she had complete humiliage, and ran out the house screaming "im doomed, you all hate me!". We just laughed.

Etymology: Humiliate - To damage somebody's dignity or pride, especially publicly. Age - the life of something be it an inanimate object or living thing.


Fits the definition so very well and the feeling that goes with it! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-05: 07:20:00

Good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-05: 16:17:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fibij

Sentence: It was common in the college town he grew up in for high schoolers to try to pass themselves off as college students. Wendell was never very successful at it. Maybe it was the way his voice cracked every time he got excited or the complete lack of facial or body hair. Perhaps it was that someone had seen his mother drop him off. Whatever the case, his fibbage would always be revealed. To make matters worse, girls would often not believe he was even in high school.

Etymology: fib (a lie, typically an unimportant one) + age (the length of time that a person has lived)

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dee fib u lay ter

Sentence: Agatha decided that at 59, she had been alone and shelf-concious for too long. Her ads in the Singles columns brought men her own age, who had baggage, most of it too heavy for her to carry. There was Ted who "loved to take long walks" (cause he lost his license); Ernie who "loved children" (had one in each state);George who was "newly single" (since his wife kicked him out when she caught him in bed with a nun and a dachshund); Reg who loved "romantic dinners at home" (at her home, cooked by her,because he was too cheap to take her to McDonald's); Fred who was "a man of independent means" (since his pogey had kicked in); Gary who was "college-educated" (thanks to the Corrections Service Inmate Education Program);and Norris who was "a social drinker" (he apparently was social 24/7!) Fed-up, Agatha lied about her age (now 39) and a few other details (forgot to mention all that plastic surgery, oops) and attracted the attention of Biff, a twenty eight year old paramedic. Things went well on her first date with the robust young ambulance jockey. That is, until they ran into his parents. His mom recognized Agatha from her high school days as the class bike (everyone had a ride!). Boy did, Agatha have to use the old defibyoulater that night!

Etymology: Defibrillator (an electronic device that administers an electric shock of preset voltage to the heart through the chest wall in an attempt to restore the normal rhythm of the heart during ventricular fibrillation...often used when older people go into cardiac arrest) & Fib (lie, tell untruths ) & You Later (afterwards)


Excellent. I am wonderfing if Biff will go into shock when Agatha gave him the defibyoulater? - silveryaspen, 2008-11-28: 13:55:00

excuse the grammatical error ... gave should be gives! - silveryaspen, 2008-11-28: 13:56:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-11-28: 15:31:00


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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: sprung-chick-n

Sentence: Eva Longevia was a sprungchicken. She insisted that she was only in her 30s, even in front of her parents who were both sprightly octogenarians. They quickly put the assembled guests to rights, disclosing that Eva was actually in her fifties.

Etymology: sprung (slang for caught, found out) + spring chicken (colloquialism for young person)


petaj I seem to have a fowl theme going this week - petaj, 2008-11-28: 04:01:00

You might have a fowl theme going, but they are so good, you might say they are the cock of the walk! I will long use and chuckle over sprungchicken and roasttrickey, and laugh a long time with you over them. - silveryaspen, 2008-11-28: 14:02:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men day shus pawz

Sentence: When the kiddies in her office gave Joan a surprise birthday party, it gave her a mendaciouspause to see they had gotten the right amount of candles on her cake. She'd been 29 as long as she had worked there, for over 20 years. How did they guess she wondered? She had been very careful at disguising her true died dark chocolate brown, wrinkle creams galore, wearing trendy, youthful clothes, etc. What Joan did not know was that the kiddies weren't blind...they'd seen her taking Geritol breaks, wearing support hose, having hot flashes and most tellingly, they'd seen the big box of Depends in her bottom desk drawer...damn those tv commercials she thought!

Etymology: Mendacious (intentionally untrue;given to lying) & Menopause (time in a woman's later life when her fertility ends)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-05: 00:55:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-02-05: 06:56:00
Had so much fun with your definition remistram! All kinds of related verboticisms popped into my mind, some of which I couldn't resist putting in my sentence as I sat here laughing out loud. Everyone's great creations made me laugh more. Fun definition!

ErWenn - 2008-02-05: 10:09:00
I've made it a point to let my friends know that on my birthday cake, I expect one candle for every year of my age. (Next is the big three-oh.) You can't stop getting older, so you might as well enjoy the fire hazard that your birthday cake is slowly becoming.

remistram - 2008-02-05: 12:05:00
Can relate - turned the big 4-0 in January....ack!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-06: 07:14:00
Yes the fires are getting bigger ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-11-28: 14:10:00
Lots of fun and funny sentences today!

Nosila - 2008-11-28: 21:50:00
When I red your story I knew it was one in vermilion!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-23: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James