Verboticism: Martyrvitude

'Don't forget! I take half-cream, half-milk and two fake sugars. Thanks!'

DEFINITION: To be unable to dodge certain "social responsibilities", simply because everyone else expects you to do it. (You were just trying to be nice, but now...)

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Martyrvitude

bjorn

Created by: bjorn

Pronunciation: MAR-ter-vi-tude

Sentence: I couldn't really feel sorry for him - it was his own martyrvitude that got him into the (unpaid) Starbucks Bitch position in the first place.

Etymology: martyr + servitude

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bjorn - 2006-11-20: 18:06:00
I couldn't really feel sorry for his predicament: it was his own martyrvitude that got him into the unpaid Starbucks Bitch position in the first place.

bjorn - 2006-11-20: 18:07:00
I couldn't really feel sorry for him - it was his own martyrvitude that got him into the unpaid Starbucks Bitch position in the first place.

bjorn - 2006-11-20: 18:07:00
whoops (sorry)

bjorn - 2006-11-20: 18:08:00
admin pls feel free to delete this and above comments