Verboticism: Masochristic

'This is going to be the closest shave ever!'

DEFINITION: v. To push yourself so hard to reach an impossibly high standard of perfection, that you undercut your own success. n. An impossibly high goal which practically guarantees failure.

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Pronunciation: ma-so-krih-stihk

Sentence: He tried so hard to be perfect it was masochristic. How would Jesus shave?

Etymology: masochist + christ

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