Verboticism: Cellulardysfunction

'Aaahhh! Stop the train! '

DEFINITION: v. To feel stressed and anxious and when your mobile phone runs out of battery power, drops its network connection, or in the worst case, gets misplaced and lost. n. A panic attack caused by an interruption in your mobile phone service.

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Cellohpain

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sell-oh-pane

Sentence: Passing through the cellyouvoid tunnel, Sue's cellohpain was plainly written on the furrowed lines of her face.

Etymology: cell (phone), oh, pain

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 13:01:00

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Ademophobia

Created by: Haydon

Pronunciation: A, Dem O, Phopia

Sentence: The fear of losing conention of others.

Etymology: A- without demo- people phobia- fear

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Panicell

Created by: scarletzinc

Pronunciation: pah-nee-sayl

Sentence:

Etymology: Panic Cell

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Motorolapse

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: motor/olapse

Sentence: He had a motorolapse and could only be revived by loud ringtones.

Etymology: motorola + lapse

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COMMENTS:

Great word! - purpleartichokes, 2008-04-03: 18:46:00

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Gophoneoff

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: go PHONE off

Sentence: Matty would gophoneoff! completely stark raving mad that her cell momentarily would lose service. Were subways SUPPOSED to go underground!

Etymology: A combination of “GO OFF” or to go mad, and phone.

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Anite

Created by: Mclovin

Pronunciation: an.iht.

Sentence: i have anite. :)

Etymology: an-without ite-one connection too.

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Necellrosis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: nuh/cell/ros/is

Sentence: Because of Jenny's complete and utter reliance on her phone, she goes into a state of necellrosis when there is any type of service interruption.

Etymology: cell + necrosis (from Greek nekrosis - becoming dead, state of death) + neurosis

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Blackberror

TimTheEnchanter

Created by: TimTheEnchanter

Pronunciation: BLACK-bare-er

Sentence: It wasn't bad enough that Gwen was running late for the meeting, but all hell broke loose when she suffered another BlackBerror and wasn't able to find out that the location had changed.

Etymology: BlackBerry + Error

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Cellulardysfunction

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: sel-U-lar-dis-func-tion

Sentence: Jill's bars suddenly dropped to zero as they approached the tunnel. Jill started to shake and sweat. She suffers from cellulardysfunction and the thought of "no phone service" makes her blood pressure soar.

Etymology: cellular/dysfunction

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Hysterimissedcall

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: hiss/ter/i/mist/call

Sentence: Sally became hysterimissedcall when her cell phone broke down just as she was about to accept a once in a lifetime job offer.

Etymology: hysteria + missed call + hysterical

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COMMENTS:

Good one...nightmare scenario. Don't you think they should call it histeria when it's a guy and hersteria when it happens to a girl??? - Nosila, 2009-05-22: 12:00:00

libertybelle clever! - libertybelle, 2009-05-22: 14:24:00

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