Verboticism: Miselation

'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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Miselation

Created by: PythianHabenero

Pronunciation: mizza-lation

Sentence: Upon hearing that her arch-nemesis fell down a well, Jeanine was filled with miselation.

Etymology: "misery" + "elation" with help from "mis-"

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