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DEFINITION: n. A special ability lets you focus on the big picture without getting distracted by those busy little details. v. To skip over the details while focusing on the big picture.

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Beelinear

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bēlinēər

Sentence: When it comes to playing video games Josh is strictly beelinear. Silly details like paying the rent, grooming, paying attention to his girlfriend (when he had one) and sometimes even eating just are not important once he gets started.

Etymology: beeline (a straight line between two places) + linear (arranged in or extending along a straight or nearly straight line)

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Igfocumate

Created by: santasassassin

Pronunciation:

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Etymology: I dont even know.

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Defiddlyfazedness

jonzerofourteen

Created by: jonzerofourteen

Pronunciation: dee fid uhl lee fay zed ness

Sentence: Gary just could understand Karen’s panic. She seemed to be obsessing over the slightest detail. Karen obviously lacked Gary’s defiddlyfazedness when it came to wedding preparations.

Etymology: de (away from, off) + fiddly (requiring close attention to detail) + fazed (to cause to be disturbed or disconcerted) + ness (state of being)

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Blindsight

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: blInd-sIte

Sentence: David sits in blindsight, intensely focused on his favorite soap opera, as Jill tries to shoo the giant spider crawling on his face

Etymology: blindside - cannot see something coming, sight

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COMMENTS:

May David has a spider on his face because his mind is full of cobwebs.... - wordmeister, 2007-01-26: 16:33:00

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Panoramore

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: pan-oh-rah-moor-eh

Sentence: he continued to focus on coming up with a clever word for the new definition, even while the children ran riot around him....he couldn't help but see what was really important for he was blessed with panoramore

Etymology: panorama, amore[love]

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COMMENTS:

Funny sentence!!! Toss the kids a box of Cheerios and turn on Sponge Bob. - purpleartichokes, 2007-01-26: 06:13:00

Hey rikboyee! How did you know what was happening at my house this morning? - wordmeister, 2007-01-26: 07:05:00

- rikboyee, 2007-01-27: 18:41:00

we are all similarly afflicted... its hard work being defined by your definitions - rikboyee, 2007-01-27: 18:43:00

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Illdelusional

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: ill-de-loo-shun-al

Sentence: Bill was illdelusional in his goals and often missed the details that were his undoing.

Etymology: illusion + delusional

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Minutiopia

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: mi-nyu-she-o-pi-a

Sentence: Larry's lack of ability to see the small picture was due to his minutiopia. Mary took him to the opthamologist, but unfortunately, there was no script there to help his oversightedness.

Etymology: minutia: a small or trivial detail + opia: suffix that indicates a visual condition or defect(as in myopia - the inability to see distances or short sighted)

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Biggiepie

Created by: Djmolls

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Macrovision

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: Ma-kro-vi-sjon

Sentence: Forbes macrovision hindered his ability to look at the more mundane day-to-day issues, like eating. Which in turn hindered his ability to exist.

Etymology: macro(big) + vision(to see)

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COMMENTS:

This word popped into my head, though I decided in favour of a different one. I've voted for it though. - Discoveria, 2007-01-26: 06:22:00

Well it's already the name of a company, but it could not entomb the definition better =) - allwise, 2007-01-29: 09:41:00

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Monetism

Created by: velcrolegs

Pronunciation: moan-ay-izm

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Comments:

ErWenn - 2007-01-27: 09:53:00
Lots of good ones today.

wordmeister - 2007-01-27: 23:48:00
Yeah, it's very confuzzling! There's a stingleminded farblightness to many of the words... Excellent!