Verboticism: Unintendment

'Omigod! What happened to your nose?'

DEFINITION: v. To make something worse while attempting to make it better. n. A bad improvement.

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Pronunciation: un-intend-ment

Sentence: Horace had horrible headaches. He was getting rather desperate. He thought by cutting his head off, he would alleviate the problem. The one unintendment he didn't count on was death.

Etymology: un, not + intend, to direct one's attention towards

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