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'Omigod, I'm surrounded.'

DEFINITION: n. The weird feelings that rise up when you notice that you are being followed by a police officer, or a cop car, or the Special Forces Anti-Terrorist Unit. v. To feel nervous, self-conscious and guilty whenever you see a police officer.

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Coparanoia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: cop-air-uh-NOYa

Sentence: Whenever Lucinda noticed that any sort of law officer appeared to be looking in her direction she suffered seizures of coparanoia wondering if they had found out about any of the many minor infractions she'd committed over the last couple years.

Etymology: Blend of cop and paranoia

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Orwellate

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Created by: zxvasdf

Pronunciation: Or well ate

Sentence: Kristin walked walked down the aisles red-faced in the throes of an orwellate moment as soon as she spotted a couple of bluecoats gathering at the front of the store. Why would she be orwellated? She hadn't done anything wrong!

Etymology: Orwell (as in Orwellian, from 1984 fame/notoriety) and latin prefix -ate (to do, to make, to cause, or to act upon; to do something with)

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COMMENTS:

Unique etymology. The ability of Big Brother to watch us grows with each new technology. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-12: 23:15:00

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Misplatiathoriphobia

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Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: miss-place-sha-thor-ri-phobia

Sentence: There were police parked outside my apartment complex and although it's only misplatiathoriphobia, I can't help but think its for all the music I've been downloading.

Etymology: mis-placed; authority; phobia

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Bluedar

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈbluˌdɒɹ/

Sentence: Some think that bluedar is some sort of magic fuzzy sixth sense or pigcognition, while others claim that it's just a keen awareness of surroundings and good copstincts. But they can't fool me: I know for a fact that there's a powerful, invisible energy that connects all police officers together. It's called...The Force.

Etymology: from blue + (ra)dar

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COMMENTS:

I have nothing but the utmost respect for every police officer I've ever met, and I use the word "pig" in only the silliest imaginable way. - ErWenn, 2008-03-20: 01:06:00

May the Force be with you, ErWenn! - Nosila, 2008-03-20: 01:15:00

petaj Nice one - force um, this can be a real handicuff. - petaj, 2008-03-20: 02:27:00

Unique: but somewhat boarish! I like it! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-20: 05:22:00

Maybe bluedar is a force of habit! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:37:00

And the song of the day is .... Don't It Make Your Brown eyes blue?" - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:38:00

Or, Blue Moon... not a good idea when acted out upon. - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-20: 17:40:00

BTW, great word! - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-20: 17:43:00

petaj I think the song of the day is. And the heat/beat goes on, la de da de da by Sonny and Cher.... or The heat is on, by Glenn Frey - petaj, 2008-03-20: 23:01:00

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Narcojitters

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: nahrk-o-jit-erz

Sentence: Some twenty years ago, in college Marcia was at a party where somebody was smoking something that didn't smell like cigarettes. To this day she gets the narcojitters whenever she sees a vehicle that she thinks might be an unmarked police car.

Etymology: narc (a government agent or detective charged with the enforcement of laws restricting the use of narcotics) + jitters (nervousness; a feeling of fright or uneasiness)

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Copress

Created by: Anemeus

Pronunciation: [kɑːpres]

Sentence: Copress is the feeling that rise up being followed by policemen. Examples: "I am feeling copress" "It was copress for the police cars behind him"

Etymology: Cop, policeman Stress, be stressed

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Guiltiotness

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: guilty - et- NESS

Sentence: Marcia's guiltiotness sent her crazy when the Police Olympics was hosted in her home town. She was sherllshocked when she Peeled off her wig and bobbied round the corner from the stadium entrance and danno the alley. Her teeth chattering like Morse code, she climbed the fence like a Monkey then plodded back Holmes. Thinking clouseauly about her feelings she tried to inspect her rexitude and made an effort to put Her Cool face on and get out of town. Mont Albano is nice this time of the year with a delicate cover of Frost.

Etymology: Eliot Ness + guiltiness (Sherlock Holmes, Book em Danno, Inspector Clouseau, Inspector Morse, plod, Bobbies, Robert Peel, Monk, Inspector Rex, Hercule Poirot, Inspector Montalbano, Detective Inspector Frost)

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COMMENTS:

wonderful sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-20: 11:09:00

Brilliant puns! Delightful! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 16:15:00

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Gendarmealarm

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: jahn/darm/alarm

Sentence: I experience such acute gendarmealarm that I even break into a sweat when I see a hall monitor from a French immersion school.

Etymology: gendarme + alarm

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COMMENTS:

incroyable! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-12: 08:16:00

Bilingual Kudos! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-12: 10:57:00

metrohumanx immersion school...is that like a sensory deprivation tank? - metrohumanx, 2009-01-12: 17:52:00

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Apprehendsive

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: app ree hend sif

Sentence: Margo was always a bit apprehendsive when she saw cops; flashing blue/red lights; heard sirens or was entered into a police lineup. Her mother being a travel agent for Guilt Trips, had always made her feel that anything bad that happened was Margo's fault. So when someone had robbed the local liquor store and was caught on CCT, he/she had worn a long dark wig with pink eyeshadow,lipstick and blouse. After Horatio Crane and his crew had determined that the perpetrator on video, was a man dressed as a women (the prominent Adam's apple and yearning for Barbara Streisand and Bette Midler cds was a always a giveaway), Margo felt a lot less guilty and went out to enjoy the Drag Queen's Ball.

Etymology: apprehend (anticipate with dread or anxiety;take into custody) & apprehensive (mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc; worried; in fear or dread of possible evil or harm)

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caught the mood! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-12: 08:18:00

Excellent etymology. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-12: 10:41:00

metrohumanx Hahahaha.Good one, N! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-12: 17:54:00

Good one! - Mustang, 2009-01-12: 23:10:00

too funny! - mweinmann, 2009-01-13: 08:29:00

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Copscientious

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kop shee en shuss

Sentence: When Zelda looked in her rear view mirror, that old feeling of being copscientious swept over her when she saw the patrol car behind her with two of the city's finest inside. A drop of sweat started on her brow and the perspiration started flowing. No wonder they called cops The Heat, she thought. She continued driving down the street, hoping they would get called away soon. She was meticulous in her driving procedures, for all her anxiety. Would they pull me over for some minor infraction? Had she forgotten some teensy traffic law? Her hands grew clammy and she prayed that she could get through the next light and leave them behind. Of course, no such luck today. She continued driving and trying to suppress that panicky feeling, hoping that her nervousness would not translate into a foolish mistake. She tried to remember where she had her pink slip and registration papers...her purse or her glove compartment? Letting her eyes stray back to the rear view mirror, she was horrified to see that they had moved up closer behind her. Now, she thought, I'll make a right turn (legally, of course) and try to lose them. To her horror, they signalled to turn right as well. Now she was beyond being copscientious, she was spiralling into panic mode. In the next moment, she felt relief sweep over her, as the patrol car turned into a driveway. She drove on away as the police pulled up to the donut shop. Thank goodness they had never stopped her. It would have been hard to explain away her husband's lifeless body in the trunk!!

Etymology: cops (bad boys, bad boys, what you gonna do, what you gonna do when they come for you??) & Conscientious (characterized by extreme care and great effort )

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COMMENTS:

terrific story - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-20: 11:10:00

Agreed, great story — gave me chills. - Tigger, 2008-03-20: 11:46:00

Terrorific sentence and word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 15:22:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

mokelmoney - 2009-01-12: 12:32:00
copetrinoia

mokelmoney - 2009-01-12: 12:38:00
copetrinoia: cop/ e/ tri/ noia- to be petrified of the cops to the point of paranoia. Also, not change the subject [no pun intended] ,however I have made numerous contributions. Why are they being disregarded? Please check again...thats Bea Helfy or mokelmoney. Thank you

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-27: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

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