Verboticism: Emotiopathy

'Don't kitty me. Just put the food on the floor and get out!'

DEFINITION: To collect all the emotional energy you receive from one person, and then share it with the very next person you meet.

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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: vibe-russ

Sentence: it started with Allan, who gave it to sue. She passed it on to Derek, who, in turn, gave it to the other Derek. Yep...there was a pretty sour Viberus spreading through the office today.

Etymology: vibe, virus


petaj Caustic vibrosis? - petaj, 2007-07-20: 05:18:00

Wow - a double-derek office. - purpleartichokes, 2007-07-20: 09:01:00

One of the Dereks needs a nickname, like "Trey". - Kyoti, 2007-07-20: 10:45:00

he already has one...he's 'the other Derek' - rikboyee, 2007-07-20: 19:05:00


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Created by: loofarama

Pronunciation: re-gurge-im-it-ay-shun


Etymology: regurgitation + imitation

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Created by: elron

Pronunciation: en-dor-fo-sis

Sentence: I could tell when Mary approached me that her endorphosis would be completely spilled on me.

Etymology: endorphin + osmosis

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Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Tranz-furr-vent

Sentence: I was pretty sure she was feeling transfervent when she replied my "hello" with "WHAT DO YOU MEAN, I PAID MY TAXES!"

Etymology: Transfer (to move from one thing to another) + fervent (having emotion or passion)

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Created by: irminem

Pronunciation: com-pa-tri-bute

Sentence: People who are not independent thinkers, always compatribute with thise they encounter on a daily basis.

Etymology: "comp" from "compile"; "pa" from "passion" and "tribute" from "distribute"

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Created by: ChristopherAndersen

Pronunciation: flitch

Sentence: Don't flitch your mom's hostility on me!

Etymology: from "flip" (or maybe "flick"?) and "bitch" (or maybe "pitch"?). Also can be used to describe the flicking, dismissive hand gesture made when trasferring negative energy to others.

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Created by: alphajuliet




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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: trans fur ang ssst

Sentence: She blamed all the transferrangst on the neverbemanager at moonbucks who always served her her coffee with a face like a bulldogs arse. No amount of sugar could sweeten that experience, she would explain to the second person she met at the office every morning.

Etymology: transferrence angst


why do they look so unhappy? too much caffeine? - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-20: 16:25:00


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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: ee-mo-p-2-p

Sentence: Harold was happy being bald. Honest he was. But after he caught up with shiny-pated Bob who was emotionally disturbed by his own baldness, Harold couldn't help but emopeetoopee.

Etymology: emotion + p2p (peer to peer file sharing)


Bob could buy a toopee for his bald head. - Stevenson0, 2007-07-20: 07:01:00

Toopee, or not toopee? - Kyoti, 2007-07-20: 10:47:00

petaj It was the toopee bit that inspired the sentence about baldness. An alternative definition might be peer to peer smile sharing, if it's positive emotional energy. - petaj, 2007-07-21: 06:37:00


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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: dump-chump

Sentence: As soon as he heard that her dog mauled her big toe, he ran for the hills knowing full well he'd be dumpchumped.

Etymology: dump (to dispose of something) + chump (sucker, sitting duck)

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