Verboticism: Lokovit

'What details?'

DEFINITION: n. A special ability lets you focus on the big picture without getting distracted by those busy little details. v. To skip over the details while focusing on the big picture.

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Foculizing

Ishepoh

Created by: Ishepoh

Pronunciation: (foe-cull-i-zing)

Sentence: You need to be foculizing on the project that was given to you.

Etymology: From the word focus, the suffix -ize, and the suffix -ing.

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Hypervatic

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: hype er vat ick

Sentence: Donald was always away with the faeries in a hypervatic moment.

Etymology: From Vatic: a prophetic person, pertaining to, or characteristic of a prophet. Also from hyper to over do it a bit. Because I tend to think the bigger picture is usually a more prophetic answer.

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Hyperopeye

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: hi-per-OH-pie

Sentence: He hopped into bed to lay with his wife, turning a hyperopeye on the naked stranger already in bed with the woman.

Etymology: hyperopia [an abnormal condition of the eye in which vision is better for distant objects than for near objects] + eye; used as in "blind eye"

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Panoramimania

hoylus

Created by: hoylus

Pronunciation: pan-uh-ram-ee-mey-nee-uh

Sentence: due to his panoramimania, Bo couldn't see the trees for the wood.

Etymology: panorama - 'an unobstructed and wide view of an extensive area in all directions' Mania - 'excessive excitement or enthusiasm; craze'

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Rivarenigipt

playdohheart

Created by: playdohheart

Pronunciation: riv-ar-eni-gipt

Sentence: In a total state of rivarenigipt, she decided to post words on Verbotomy instead of working on her thesis.

Etymology: Not just a river in Egypt... denial: the real opiate of the masses.

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Concenstapation

Created by: tommyboy

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COMMENTS:

funny word! - jrogan, 2009-08-28: 22:34:00

Love it - isn't this a good diarrhena for your creativity??? - Nosila, 2009-08-28: 23:44:00

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Darving

Created by: lilty4422

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Minutiaverse

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: mi-nū-shi-a-vûrs

Sentence: Rob believed that to get ahead in hedge fund management you really needed to minutiaverse.

Etymology: minutia (minute detail) + averse (disinclined, reluctant)

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Macrovision

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: Ma-kro-vi-sjon

Sentence: Forbes macrovision hindered his ability to look at the more mundane day-to-day issues, like eating. Which in turn hindered his ability to exist.

Etymology: macro(big) + vision(to see)

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COMMENTS:

This word popped into my head, though I decided in favour of a different one. I've voted for it though. - Discoveria, 2007-01-26: 06:22:00

Well it's already the name of a company, but it could not entomb the definition better =) - allwise, 2007-01-29: 09:41:00

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Blindsight

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: blInd-sIte

Sentence: David sits in blindsight, intensely focused on his favorite soap opera, as Jill tries to shoo the giant spider crawling on his face

Etymology: blindside - cannot see something coming, sight

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COMMENTS:

May David has a spider on his face because his mind is full of cobwebs.... - wordmeister, 2007-01-26: 16:33:00

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