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'Did I miss my stop?'

DEFINITION: n., A semi-conscious state experienced by early morning commuters on a subway, bus or car. v., To mentally transport oneself in the opposite direction of which you are traveling.

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Created by: scoophy

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Triphypdozis

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: tripp-hipp-doe-ziss

Sentence: Trevor had given up trying to fight his triphypdozis and now saw his morning commute as an opportunity to dream things he probably shouldn't be dreaming in public.

Etymology: Trip, (journey, commute) + hypnosis, (mesmirism, inducing of trance) + doze, (nap, sleep)= triphypdozis. (Hmm sounds like it might be a pharmaceutical. A sleeping tablet probably.) O_o

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DrWebsterIII funny I would buy that pill for the plane - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-26: 15:20:00

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Tubatose

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: toob/a/tohs

Sentence: As the commuters settle down for the long ride to the city core, tubatose overtakes the passengers until they arrive at their destination.

Etymology: TUBATOSE - noun - from TUBE (name for British subway system) + COMATOSE (lacking alertness, or energy)

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metrohumanx Cool! That's almost an anagram, too. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:13:00

metrohumanx It has marching band implictions, also. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:14:00

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Dozennui

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: does on wee

Sentence: Not again! Poor Trevor missed his stop. He really wished they'd move the hospital closer to his apartment. The bouts of dozennui were really starting to limit his career options, not to mention cutting into his bagpipe practice time.

Etymology: Doze (to sleep, perchance to dream?) Ennui (this train trip is just so *tedious*)

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Tubatose

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: toob/a/tohs

Sentence: As passengers settle down for the long ride to the city core, tubatose overtakes the passengers until they arrive at their destination.

Etymology: tube (British subway) + comatose

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Subtose

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: sub/tohs

Sentence: Subtose overtakes the passengers as they settle down for the long ride to the city core from suburbia.

Etymology: subway, suburbanite + comatose

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Buzzride

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bəzrīd

Sentence: Richard’s doctor told him that he needs to give up coffee. This has changed his morning commute into a buzzride. When he gets to work he gets a jumpstart by spiking his Redbull with 5-Hour Energy. This wakes him up but keeps him from blinking til lunchtime.

Etymology: buzz (the feeling of being mildly intoxicated) + bus ride

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Transitreverie

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tran sit rev er ree

Sentence: Charlie fell into his usual state of transitreverie the moment he sat on the bus. It was an hour long commute downtown from the sticks. He had tried reading books (always fell asleep after five minutes and often missed his stop) and tried doing work on paper or on his computer, but found it too noisy and bumpy to concentrate. Of late, he plugged in dreamy music and let his mind flow free. He imagined things about the passengers...like that cute girl in a trench coat might be a spy. (As if cute girl spies often took the bus to work). Or he imagined what he would do first when he won the lottery. Or that he'd invent something really clever or that he'd find the girl of his dreams. Yes, Charlie looked forward to his hours of daily dreaming. One day he got busy and wrote a song about it, made a bundle on his hit and his song became an anthem for commuters all over the land. Wake up, Charlie and drive properly...you are going to have an accident driving this bus if you don't stop your transitreverie!

Etymology: Transit (commute;make a passage or journey from one place to another;pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place) & Reverie (absent-minded dreaming while awake)

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petaj Comacommuters everywhere will be listening to that song on their ipods. - petaj, 2010-01-28: 06:11:00

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Triptripping

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: tripp tripp ing

Sentence: He triptripped happily all the way home from the dentist He wondered if it was anything to do with the trancy dental medication.

Etymology: trip as in journey, trip as in wow.

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trancy dental medication...uncrowned genius! - Nosila, 2011-06-07: 22:48:00

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Aconscious

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: ay-conshis

Sentence: On the train at eight o'clock in the morning, it's not that Doug is unconscious but rather aconscious because he's not exactly all there either.

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good one - Nosila, 2010-01-29: 10:41:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-25: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176. Thank you MrDave2176! ~ James

rikboyee - 2007-09-25: 00:52:00
this is very similar to the car driving one...all the same words apply...like tranceport and tripnosis

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-25: 08:38:00
Yes it's similar, but I think it would be safer to be lost in a traverie while riding on the bus, than to undergo a complete tripnosis while driving a car on/off the highway. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-28: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by MrDave2176 . Thank you MrDave2176 . ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-26: 15:07:00