Verboticism: Hardweariness

'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: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: hard WEER ee nehs

Sentence: After a full day of wrestling with her laptop, blackberry, and TIVO, the familiar hardweariness set in. Yet she couldn't help herself as she surfed until the wee hours of the morning, hardwearied (hardwired + weary) to her computer.

Etymology: hardware + weary

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Comments: Hardweariness

silveryaspen - 2008-01-30: 19:46:00
Great last line!