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'Do I look okay?'

DEFINITION: To require constant reassurance, praise, and -- in emergency situations -- flattery, despite obvious qualifications and/or expertise.

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: uh/dept/zahy/i/tee

Sentence: Her psychiatrist diagnosed her problem as adeptxiety. Some of her friends called her insecute and felt she suffered from insecutity, but with a little flatterchatter her self confidence was back and she was over another bout of adeptxiety.

Etymology: adept + anxiety


A tip of the hat to 'Peppie' for insecute, 'babel' for insecutity and 'quippingqueen' for flatterchatter. Great words from some excellent players. - Stevenson0, 2007-07-13: 00:42:00


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Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: in-SESS-soo-FISH-ul

Sentence: Mary's "qualifications" granted her more than enough complements on a regular basis, but her being incessuficial drove her to call up her friends at night, asking them what they thought of her.

Etymology: Incessant and superficial

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Created by: LittleFireWeasley

Pronunciation: map-you-LAR

Sentence: you act like a mapular.



awesome - LittleFireWeasley, 2007-07-15: 15:01:00


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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: es/teem/yay/shun

Sentence: Susie required an esteemyeahtion every morning before she left the house. That lasted until she got to work where she required another and another and another...

Etymology: esteem + yeah + estimation

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Created by: angel1615

Pronunciation: praise-eena

Sentence: plaese give me some praiseina i beg you.

Etymology: praise + ina [in her] = praiseina

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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: in-sek-cure-ash-ure

Sentence: After eating 10 apple pies Jasmine sheepishly asked Lee for some insecureassurance as she reluctantly squeezed herself into her bathing suit.

Etymology: insecure + assure

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Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: ree-ehnd-FOHRS-muhnt

Sentence: Though his résumé and his skin both glowed, Alex needed all the reendforsement he could get.

Etymology: reinforcement + endorsement


when i read the word, endorphin comes to mind, which is apt. also, i love how well both words can be identified in it. kudos. - jadenguy, 2007-07-13: 11:26:00

Grr... I had also thought of another word that would work well: needback (need + feedback) - mplsbohemian, 2007-07-14: 22:07:00


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Created by: loofarama

Pronunciation: obsessive complection

Sentence: she's OCD. (what's that?) Obsessive complection disorder.

Etymology: obsessive compulsion + complection


too bad we can't use two words }:'( - loofarama, 2007-07-13: 07:38:00

I think wedging the word 'obsequious' into this one would be a gold medal winner. Nice job! - Kyoti, 2007-07-13: 15:16:00


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Created by: MarzBar

Pronunciation: N-ph-any

Sentence: There was a tone of enhpany in her voice


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Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: ah + shure + ah + need + ee

Sentence: My wife can't ever just get dressed, she's too assuraneedy to go out without millions of compliments.

Etymology: assurance + needy


Does this dress make me look... flatter? - purpleartichokes, 2007-07-13: 15:19:00


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solution4tax - 2007-07-15: 05:35:00
The words formed are quite good and appreciate every body's attempt whether praisaniac or not.