Verboticism: Fauxgetfullness

'I'm surprised that no one else has picked up the ball.'

DEFINITION: v. To listen intently and sympathize with your colleagues when they request assistance, and then to simply, and completely, forget about it. n. The ability to sympathize with, yet ignore, requests for help.

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Fauxgetfullness

Created by: urbanwookie

Pronunciation: foh-get-fool-ness

Sentence: When challenged by his boss, James blamed his inaction on his chronic fauxgetfullness.

Etymology: faux + forgetfullness (contraction)

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