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'I quit! I'm free!'

DEFINITION: n. A feeling of euphoria which occurs when you finally quit your boring, mind-numbingly dull, and emotionally unrewarding job. v. To quit your job and feel good about it.

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Created by: verysimplegame

Pronunciation: grine-duh-ler-e-um

Sentence: Overcome with grindelerium, Gene yelled back at the assistant manager that bathing occasionally couldn't hurt.

Etymology: Grind - delerium

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Created by: Rogan


Sentence: He quit! A wave of resignophoria washed over him. FInally, he was able to continue with his childhood ambition of a career in cannibalism.

Etymology: resignation + euphoria

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Created by: thefreewheeler


Sentence: When I told the boss I quit, I tell you, man, I felt a wave of truffking.

Etymology: truff from 'truffle,' a treat. king, 'royalty', feeling empowered like a King or Queen, answerable to no one.

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: mc/stuh/see

Sentence: After quitting his McJob, Joe pranced out the front door of McDonald's in a state of mcstasy and danced all the way home, proud that he stood up to and finally made a statement about the exploitive fast food industry of America.

Etymology: McSTASY - noun - from McJOB (a job at McDonald's, or similar type minimum wage job at Wal Mart, KFC, Arby's) + ECSTASY (euphoria, rapturous delight)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: yip eee fohr tee fiev

Sentence: his yippeefortyfive lasted the precise length it took his boss to remove the pilkington report from his fundament

Etymology: p 45 yippee

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Created by: faridology

Pronunciation: kuitforia

Sentence: John was in a state of quitphoria for a week after tendering his resignation from his job that he hated.


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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: jaw/bi/lay/shun

Sentence: Jim experienced jobilation the day he joined the unemployed

Etymology: jubilation + job

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Created by: justj

Pronunciation: qui-vahn-a

Sentence: After quitting his job, Joe's sudden feeling of quivana was epic. He literally could not feel any more liberated from his duties than ever.

Etymology: qui- quit (to stop doing something) vana- nirvana (a blissful state attained through recognition of no-self;enlightenment)

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Created by: HubbMU

Pronunciation: well-fare-i-la-shun

Sentence: Caught up in the way he quit his job, Tim didn't realize he feelings of welfarilation would soon come to an end.

Etymology: "Welfare" -as in what you'll be on if you don't have a job, and "Jubilation"


Good one! - jedijawa, 2007-05-07: 11:29:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kwitlāshən

Sentence: Joe should be concerned. He should be worried how he is going to pay his rent or make his car payment. Instead all he feels after resigning from his soul-sapping job is quitillation.

Etymology: quit (resign from a job) + titillation (stimulate or excite, esp. in a sexual way)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-04: 02:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd.
Thank you ohmytodd! ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-05-04: 03:24:00
So many good words already. I'll have to think about this after I exit MPOW, and head for the carpark. (Only vehiciousexiting going on at this time of the day) I wonder if there will be even a minor thrill as I'm only leaving for a long weekend.

Jabberwocky - 2007-05-04: 14:08:00
I heard this one years ago but I can't let the day go without passing it on to people who like funny word combos - Today is Star Wars Day - "May the 4th be with you"!!

wordmeister - 2007-05-06: 23:31:00
Maybe we should do a Star Wars week...

hooterbug hooterbug - 2008-07-14: 11:42:00
Discombobulated! One of my all-time favorite words, nice to see it used.

lumina - 2008-07-14: 14:35:00

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-20: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd. Thank you ohmytodd. ~ James