Verboticism: Zugoecentric

'But I was just double-clicking'

DEFINITION: n., The anger and frustration that grows out of an unsatisfying, unfulfilling or unpredictable relationship one has with an electronic device, especially a computer. v. intr., To be trapped in a passive-aggressive, codependency with a computer.

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Created by: sean30

Pronunciation: Zu-GoE-Centric

Sentence: Stuck in an office all day leaves me feeling a bit Zugoecentric with my computer.

Etymology: Zugo (from latin Zugotoes : yoked/fusion of two/locked together) - E (Electronic ie e-mail, e-commerce) - Centric (dependent/to be central focus)

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Comments: Zugoecentric

bookowl - 2008-01-30: 20:10:00
nice word

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-30: 16:26:00
Creative - Nice word1

bananabender - 2008-01-30: 18:27:00
Using a computer brings out the eccentricities in all of us! V nice word!

silveryaspen - 2008-01-30: 19:39:00
I'm sure glad you put the etymology cause this dummy thought it was a typo and was a combo with zygotes in it ... more laughter ... at my ignorance. Kudos, to all who use the uncommon, for I am learning new words from you along with the verboticisms.