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'I wish I knew what I'm thinking?'

DEFINITION: n. A lost thought; v. To become distracted and lose track of what you were thinking.

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Brainfugitive

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈbɹeɪnˈfjuːdʒətiv/

Sentence: I wanted to use my latest personal brainfugitive as an example in this sentence, but it escaped, and I haven't been able to track it down yet.

Etymology: A fugitive thought that's escaped from the brain.

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COMMENTS:

good one! - toadstool57, 2007-05-21: 07:34:00

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Lought

Created by: JayBaldo

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Etymology: A terrible combo of lost and thought.

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Goncept

whipspeak

Created by: whipspeak

Pronunciation: gon-sept

Sentence: Now I can't remember why I liked this word - it's goncept.

Etymology: concept: Something formed in the mind; a thought or notion + gone: departed; left.

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immaculate gonception? - Nosila, 2009-12-04: 18:17:00

whipspeak :-) inarticulate gonception - whipspeak, 2009-12-04: 19:07:00

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Attentionesia

Created by: texmom

Pronunciation: ah ten shun e see ya

Sentence: During her speech a spell of attentionesia swept the next thought from her mind

Etymology: attention + amnesia

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Blinkling

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: blink/ling

Sentence: Several times a day I get an earth shattering blinkling but then in an instant, it's gone

Etymology: inkling + blink

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Hey Jabber... Congrats on your win last week! Well deserved! - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-21: 18:02:00

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Thinkhole

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: think - ho - el

Sentence: In trying to remember what she meant to tell her husband, Marnie encountered a thinkhole. She could not retrieve the thoughts that had been preoccupying her for the last day and a half. She felt like her mind was wandering the desert.

Etymology: think, sink, sinkhole

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whipspeak I must thay, that's a thuper word! - whipspeak, 2009-12-04: 08:07:00

artr Love it! You got my vote! - artr, 2009-12-06: 06:53:00

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Pensamnesia

Created by: Carria

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Etymology: From latin pēnsāre "think " and amnesia

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Rememberr

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: re-memb-er

Sentence: Sophie racked her brains to try and recall the witty comeback she was about to make to her nemesis at work. Unfortunately, her thoughts had switched inconveniently to what she needed to get at the shops on the way home and could only rememberr something totally inadequate.

Etymology: remember (the act of memory) + err (to make a mistake) + er (an expression which indicates uncertainty)

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Thurp

Created by: mgood

Pronunciation: th-urp

Sentence: I hope I can recover the thurp I just endured!

Etymology: combined thought with burp!

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I've had a thurp before myself. - texmom, 2007-05-23: 00:22:00

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Thautata

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: thaw - tuh - TAH [just say the last two syllables in a staccato accent] phonemic symbols: /θɔːt - tʌ - tɑː'/

Sentence: Thalia thautatad and her thought then turn to a thorough thautata. Thin thoughts turn out to be thautatas when thoughtless Thalia thinks thin thoughts-- a thoughtless thinking method we know now as thautata.

Etymology: "thought" + tata [goodbye in a more smexi manner]

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-21: 01:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41. Thank you ziggy41! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-04: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by ziggy41. Thank you ziggy41. ~ James