Verboticism: Rueverie

'I wish that girl would talk to me...'

DEFINITION: v. To get what you wished for, but not exactly what you wanted. n. A wish come true that's a total let down.

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Wishman

Created by: timmy

Pronunciation: wishman

Sentence: I got wishman.

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Obliteraled

Created by: jboehnker

Pronunciation: uh blit' er eld

Sentence: Bob's hopes were obliteraled the moment he saw the twelve-inch pianist appear; the genie had obviously misheard his wish.

Etymology: obliterated + literal

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Wishwarranty

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: wish/war/an/tee

Sentence: Regretfully, his "wishwarranty" did not cover this unexpected exigency.

Etymology: It's a pity that a "wish", like unrequited love, does not come with a no questions asked money-back guarantee.

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Rueverie

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: roo ver ree

Sentence: Noah was no stranger to heartache and yearning. When he spotted the pretty brunette in the park, he was filled with a sense of awe and hope. His hopes of happily-ever-after quickly faded to rueverie when she gave him heck for staring at her. His dreams were further crashed when the voice which assailed his ears was that of a man...

Etymology: Rue (feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about) & Reverie (an abstracted state of absorption;absent-minded dreaming while awake;a sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment)

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Foolfilment

Created by: sisternyx

Pronunciation: fool-fil-ment

Sentence: Jim wished for a vacation but his foolfillment was that he was fired Friday.

Etymology: fully fooled

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Rainblow

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: rain-blow

Sentence: Jim was always chasing rainblows. Everytime he thought his dreams would come true, something always managed to blow it.

Etymology: rainbow: "I'm always Chasing Rainbows" was a song by Harry Carroll in 1918 about an optimistic person who was constantly pushed back by the events of life, and was a popular song of the time. It was featured in a 1941 movie sung by Judy Garland. It was also recorded by Bing Crosby, Perry Como and other crooners of the era. It was also one of my grandmother's favorite songs. + Blow: 1) a sudden unexpected event 2) slang - "that blows" -- something that sucks or is a bummer

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Pefect! I love it. - mweinmann, 2009-07-28: 08:00:00

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Boomafy

Created by: Alchemist

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Sentence: One beer left, but it was flat! Boomafied again!

Etymology: Boom from Boomarang to turn upon oneself, and fy, from gratify to gratify...

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Acieve

Created by: Kiyorezo

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Xenonym

Created by: Xenonym

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Yearnspurn

Created by: Stevenson0

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Sentence: His yearnspurn was: finally getting the director's job and a big raise, but getting transferred to the Arctic circle office.

Etymology: yearn + spurn

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