Verboticism: Gladdist

'That idiot has finally been fired?'

DEFINITION: n. A mixture of delight and guilt felt when a colleague, whom you despise, suffers a misfortune. v. To feel bad about feeling good when something bad happens to someone who is definitely not good.

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Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: glad-dist

Sentence: When Jenny's boyfriend dumped her, she was sad. When he started going out with her best friend, she was mad. But when they accidentally got sprayed by skunk which she had hidden under the front seat of his car, she was gladdist.

Etymology: glad+ sadist

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Jabberwocky - 2008-06-16: 12:31:00