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'Omigod! He's... He's... Beautiful!'

DEFINITION: n. The emotional connection between a mother and her child, which continues on through life despite all the protestations. v. To be loved by your mother and even though you complain about it a lot.

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Pedopathy

Krixwell

Created by: Krixwell

Pronunciation: peh doh path y

Sentence: Ellen loved her son more than anything else. Her pedopathy was strong; she was a true pedopath.

Etymology: pedo (child); pathos (emotion)

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Mompudent

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: mämpyədənt

Sentence: Debbie can always count on her kids to be mompudent. If they expressed affection without a snide comment she would be concerned that something was drastically wrong.

Etymology: mom (one’s mother) + impudent (not showing due respect for another person)

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Motherbucker

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: muhth-er-buhk-er

Sentence: Tim's mom treats him like he's still two years old despite his stint in the Marines and his job as a cop. As she nuzzles up to him and calls him her "Pookie Wookie" he becomes a motherbucker.

Etymology: mother (a female parent) + bucker (to resist or oppose obstinately)

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Wombance

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: woom-ans

Sentence: Sarah was jealous of her husband's wombance with his mother until she had her first child. Then she understood.

Etymology: womb (uterus) + romance (a love affair)

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COMMENTS:

reminds me of Van Morrison's Moondance; Well, its a marvelous night for a wombance - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:20:00

Wombance - is that when wombats feel romance?? - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 23:23:00

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Demumstration

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: dee-mum-stray-shun

Sentence: She knew he was just showing her a demumstration in front of his friends as he tried to ignore her presence; he couldn't help but secretly text her that he still loved her.

Etymology: demonstration (protest) + mum (mother)

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Amasterpieceofheartfeltstrings

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: A-mas-ter-peace-of-heart-felt-strings

Sentence: Feeling amasterpieceofheartfeltstrings of your child.

Etymology: A masterpiece:Something superlative of its kind,an outstanding achievement! (In this case my only child, my son) Of:Composed or made from,Centering on; directed toward. Heartfelt:Sincerely and strongly felt! Strings: The ties that bind you to your child as a parent that somehow you feel when they need you by instinct. A strong connection as an invisable string that is stronger than you have ever dreamed of experiencing in a lifetime. (A deep bond) "Of ALL of the paintings,drawings or writings I have done, my greatest masterpiece is my son!

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COMMENTS:

congratulations and happy mother's day - he's a lucky boy - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:12:00

Poignant! - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 23:22:00

HAPPY Mother's day to all you ladies blessed with children :) Thanks Jabber and Nosila ;-) - abrakadeborah, 2009-05-10: 06:29:00

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Mamamiasma

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: mah-mah-mee-az-mah

Sentence: Prince Hammie Boy was so obsessed with and conflicted by his mother's marriage to his father's brother, he created a mamamiasma in the castle and left quite a few dead, giving truth to the expression "something is rotten in Denmark." Those involved in the clean-up soon suffered from mamamiasthma.

Etymology: Blending Mama Mia (title of musical/Italian for "my mama") + miasma (putrid air)

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COMMENTS:

Oooops, forgot about Mother's Day! I love my Mommy... - readerwriter, 2009-05-08: 09:33:00

terrific blend - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:16:00

Like your use of Hamlet's tragic error! Excellent words - mamamiasma and mamamiasthma! - splendiction, 2009-05-08: 23:12:00

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Maternality

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mat urn al it ee

Sentence: She always told her daughter, "You'll always be my baby, even when you're eighty!" It was her chant of maternality. Now her daughter is eighty and she at 100 still has her baby!

Etymology: Maternal (characteristic of a mother) & Eternity (time without end)

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Amomability

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: A Mom A bilitee

Sentence: For eighty years she showed great agility at her favourite calling, her kids never doubted her amomability!

Etymology: A Mom (a female parent) & Ability (the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment;possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done)

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COMMENTS:

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:13:00

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Maternality

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: muh-tern-AL-ity

Sentence: The bond between mothers and offspring is maternality, maternal love and instincts that last throughout the lifetime.

Etymology: Blend of maternal and eternity

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COMMENTS:

Maternally yours! - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 10:34:00

so sweet - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:17:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-08: 00:01:01
We're celebrating Mothers Day with today's definition, and with a few words from the Bob Dylan song Lord Protect My Child:
Just to see him at play makes me smile
No matter what happens to me
No matter what my destiny
Lord, protect my child
Happy Mother's Day ~ James

mrskellyscl mrskellyscl - 2009-05-08: 06:32:00
Oh great, now I get to spend all day with mascara running down my face. I almost couldn't write anything. The lyrics to the song are so beautiful and all at once bathed me in memories of my mother, memories of the birth of my daughter and of the day I was blessed to be there for the birth of her son. Thank you, James.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-08: 09:22:00
It sounds like Bob has touched a chord. Thanks! ~ James