Verboticism: Dejaoublier

'Why did I come into this room?'

DEFINITION: n. The moment of loss, hesitation and confusion, which occurs when you enter a room and immediately forget why. v. To forget why you entered a room.

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Pronunciation: "DA-sha-u-blee-AY"

Sentence: Ingrid stood in the middle of the kitchen. She had come to this room ... for what? She had just come from the bedroom ... was it a snack, a drink -- medication -- she needed? To let the dogs out? Yes, yes, that was it. After that short period of dejaoublie, Ingrid felt scared and old.

Etymology: From the French language: "Deja"="Already, " "Oblie"="Forgotten"

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