Verboticism: Stubsidy

'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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Disalopine

Created by: currentlyinsolitude

Pronunciation: dis-a-lope-pine

Sentence: When he asked for a car, he was disalopined when he got an old clunker.

Etymology: Latin

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Wishysquashy

Created by: Jabberwocky

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Sentence: The drift of his desire was so misunderstood that he ended up getting a wishysquashy reaction.

Etymology: Wish + squash

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Wishfulthink

Created by: kevinrio

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Acieve

Created by: Kiyorezo

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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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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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Mishwish

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: mish-wish

Sentence: Jonny was playing his song on the street corner when he closed his eyes and mishwished for a huge hit. The last thing he heard was a roar and screech, which he imagined as a crowd of fans. Unfortunately, it was a cement truck and it didn't stop until it hit the wall behind him.

Etymology: mistaken wish

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Wishwreck

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: wuish - rek

Sentence: Oliver was the victim of a wishwreck this week. This often happened to him. He would build up a fantasy about something or someone in his mind and when he finally got what he wanted, reality was often disappointing.

Etymology: wish, wreck

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COMMENTS:

artr Reality is for those who lack imagination - artr, 2009-07-28: 09:39:00

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Suckseed

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: suk seeeeeed

Sentence: Finally he suckseeded in getting her attention. Unfortunately, he also got the attention of her rottweiler

Etymology: succeed, suck

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Geniusfooled

Created by: labareda

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