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'I'm surprised that no one else has picked up the ball.'

DEFINITION: v. To listen intently and sympathize with your colleagues when they request assistance, and then to simply, and completely, forget about it. n. The ability to sympathize with, yet ignore, requests for help.

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Top verboticism of the day created by galwaywegian

Pronunciation: simmm pat eye gow

Sentence: He was tres sympatigo, nodding sympathetically while reversing out the door

Etymology: sympatico, I go

Created by: galwaywegian.

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Empathetic: /em-pa-theh-tik/ Our IT team is very empathetic. They listen attentively to our problems and then promptly forget about them. Etymology: empathy + pathetic Created by: Jabberwocky.

Ironian: // Sally asked Cindy, about Joe might be able to help them. Sally answered: -Don't bother, he's an Ironian When you ask for help you need the most, all you get is Ironians'. Joe's answers are an Ironian's, he newer keeps himself to them. Etymology: irony + answer or irony +an Created by: newszi.

Sympalies: /sim-pa-lize/ Ied can always be counted on to sympalies with you when you're having trouble. He says he'll be happy to help you, but whenever you need him, he's nowhere to be found. Later he has one excuse after another for why he couldn't help. Etymology: sympathize: to feel compassion for another's trouble + lies: a false statement told to pass for truth Created by: mrskellyscl.


nice - galwaywegian, 2009-09-18: 07:49:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-27: 00:01:41
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus.
Thank you erasmus! ~ James

erasmus erasmus - 2007-02-27: 11:23:00
Thanks James! shame I cant think of a word this time though, boo!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-09-19: 09:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus. Thank you erasmus. ~ James

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