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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: 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


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


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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: tranz/it/den/tal/med/i/tay/shun

Sentence: I find the transitdentalmeditation technique is the most effective way to remove the stress of the daily commute while bringing fulfillment and contentment to life - it is achieved by gently gritting your teeth to absorb the vibrations of the subway track - no drooling allowed!

Etymology: transit + dental + transcendental meditation


Must be a tooth-rack railway you're on Jabber! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-25: 17:54:00


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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: TRAV-er-ree

Sentence: The moon was still visible as Bob rideranged, in a transfixed traverie, on the 5.55am express to Melbourne. In his semi-consciousness, he thought that he was an astronaut aboard Apollo 13, exclaiming loudly: "OK, Houston, we've had a problem here " to the amusement of his fellow travellers.

Etymology: Traverie n. Blend of travel & reverie(daydream) Riderange: v. int. Blend of rider & derange (disordered, throw out of order) Pron: ry-DEE-range


very good - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 11:19:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tran sit dent all ism

Sentence: When Jackie had to do his one hour bus commute each way to his work, he was able to zone out and use transitdentalism to lift his mind to a nicer place and time. He was proud of his illogistical skills which shortened his gruelling travel time.

Etymology: Transit (make a passage or journey from one place to another) & Transcedentalism (any system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material)

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Created by: kachungis


Sentence: youre laloolee


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Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: snawr/veree

Sentence: I hated to wake the guy sitting next to me in the midst of what appeared to be a pleasant snoreverie, but the bus driver had just called "Last Stop!" and I definitely want off.

Etymology: Snore (breathe noisly in sleep) + Reverie (a state of day dreaming)


metrohumanx ...and I had to pay the RETURN fare! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:06:00


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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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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: trans port men tal

Sentence: When Henry was in one of his Zen-like moods, he used the long commute by public transit as a transportmental meditation opportunity. Indeed he did this so often, the conductor would tell him...your fare will cost Zen dollars...ha, ha, ha!

Etymology: Transport (move something or somebody around; usually over long distances) & Transcedental Meditation(existing outside of or not in accordance with nature;continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature)

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /kəˈmjudəˌte(ɪ)t/

Sentence: Commuditation is becoming more popular every day, even among those who actually drive themselves to work in the morning.

Etymology: from commute + meditate

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Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: trans-per-tay-shuhn

Sentence: Monday morning. Coiffed, clean-shaven, & caffeinated. He looked alert-crisp even- as he took his seat; yet within minutes the familiar cadence of the commuter train put him into a deep state of tranceportation. People and places blurred past his opened yet unfocused eyes. Thoughts wandered through his open yet unfocused mind. As his railcar hurtled forward, dragging him and his fellow captors closer to the monotony awaiting them, he tranceported himself further and further back through his all too quick weekend.

Etymology: trance + transportation


Not exactly the same thing happened to my paternal grandmother's grandfather who in 1842, aged 14 yrs, found himself tranceported to NSW. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-25: 18:16:00


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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 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