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'Eeek! Does that mean what I think it means?'

DEFINITION: n. The embarrassing situation which occurs when a someone says "I love you" and you cannot say it back because you don't "love them", you just "like them". v. To feel uncomfortable when someone says "I love you."

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Reciprocant

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: reh sip row kant

Sentence: the reciprocant of his love damned him to eternal frogdom

Etymology: reciprocate, can't

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chuckling over eternal frogdom ... well put. Reciprocant is so spot on the definition and the meaning is so readily apparent. Superb create. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-10: 17:59:00

Very clever! - Mustang, 2009-02-10: 21:31:00

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Pricklypair

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: prik lee pare

Sentence: Peter said "Cabbages are red, they can be green, too. By the natural slaws of selection, Bunny, I love you." Sweet as the poem was , Bunny wanted to curse ... for like, not love, filled her ... I must tell him, but not in a dieverse. Now, how can I put a spin-nachurely, and preserve our green peace, Oh, help me a-spare-agus from a rude-a-bega, please. "Dear Peter, my friend, two-mate-toes, we can never be ... for in me, all that sprouts ... is a rosyred comradish for thee." Even though Bunny said it affectionately, I must report to you very sadly: They remained awkward over their differences to care, ... living everafter, not happily ... but as a pricklypair.

Etymology: PRICKLY, PAIR being a word play on 'prickly pear' cactus ... both can be thorny and uncomfortable.

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nice combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-10: 10:26:00

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Amororless

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: āmôrôrles

Sentence: She loved him more and more. He loved her amororless. Her love was passionate, his approximate.

Etymology: amore (love in Italian) + more or less (indifference)

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wonderful - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-10: 10:23:00

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Thatshamore

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: that-sham-MOR-ay

Sentence: When Hubert told her he loved her with all his heart Clarissa shuddered in revulsion, but she did have sympathy for the poor oaf and momentarily considered telling a little white lie and saying she loved him too, but was silently singing to herself, Thatshamore', and in the end stuttered and stammered in an effort to change the subject.

Etymology: Blend of 'that's', 'sham', and amore' (Italian for 'love')

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super word Mustang - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-10: 10:26:00

well said sentence and excellent word - silveryaspen, 2009-02-10: 18:02:00

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Solemate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sole mayt

Sentence: Lucretia's prince turned back into a frog when he vowed his love for her and she refused him. Once again she was a solemate, as he hopped back into the dating pond.

Etymology: Sole (alone;lonesome)& Soulmate (soeone for whom you have an affinity)

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Jiltguilt

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: j ill t g ill t

Sentence: she felt some jiltguilt, but remained strong in her conviction that the best he was going to be was a frog

Etymology: jilt guilt

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Thatshamore

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: that-sham-MOR-ay

Sentence: When Ralph told her he loved her with all his heart, Marissa shuddered in revulsion, but she did have sympathy for the poor oaf and momentarily considered telling a little white lie and saying she loved him too, but was silently singing to herself, Thatshamore', and in the end stuttered and stammered in an effort to change the subject.

Etymology: Blend of 'that's', 'sham' (fake or phony), and amore' (Italian for 'love')

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Cupidoom

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: Kew-Pee-Doom

Sentence: With Bob's words "I hope we remain lifetime friends", an erostaut Teresa instantly understood the shattering signifance between being in 'cupid-dom' and facing the reality of 'cupidoom'.

Etymology: Cupid: the roman god of passinate love & doom - ruin, destruction; and Cupid and dom: the realm of Cupid. Erostaut: Eros: physical love, sexual love & taut: expierencing stress or anxiety.

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Inheartend

Created by: catalina

Pronunciation: IN-HART-END

Sentence: Sal was telling his friend Lisa about how infatuated he was with her when she became slightly inheartend.

Etymology: Loving someone and and not having that reciprocal feeling

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Ribbitterate

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: ri-bi-ter-rate

Sentence: Kramitt Rah-ba-ba-bah had to ribbitterate several times to try and get his love across to Bushwa.

Etymology: Ribbit and Reiterate combined - To say something again or a number or times, typically for emphasis or clarity.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-10: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-24: 01:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James