Verboticism: Parannoying

'Do I look okay?'

DEFINITION: To require constant reassurance, praise, and -- in emergency situations -- flattery, despite obvious qualifications and/or expertise.

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Parannoying

Created by: urbanwookie

Pronunciation: para-noi-ing

Sentence: Jane's continual and parannoying need for praise and reassurance was causing her colleagues some distress. Were they becoming parannoyed?

Etymology: paranoid/paranoia + annoyed

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