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'Omigod! He's... He's... Beautiful!'

DEFINITION: n. The emotional connection between a mother and her child, which continues on through life despite all the protestations. v. To be loved by your mother and even though you complain about it a lot.

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Mombarrasment

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: mom-barr-rass-mint

Sentence: She's a bit of a mombarrassment when she smothers Doug because he always complains afterwards.

Etymology: mom + embarrassment

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Pedopathy

Krixwell

Created by: Krixwell

Pronunciation: peh doh path y

Sentence: Ellen loved her son more than anything else. Her pedopathy was strong; she was a true pedopath.

Etymology: pedo (child); pathos (emotion)

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Amasterpieceofheartfeltstrings

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: A-mas-ter-peace-of-heart-felt-strings

Sentence: Feeling amasterpieceofheartfeltstrings of your child.

Etymology: A masterpiece:Something superlative of its kind,an outstanding achievement! (In this case my only child, my son) Of:Composed or made from,Centering on; directed toward. Heartfelt:Sincerely and strongly felt! Strings: The ties that bind you to your child as a parent that somehow you feel when they need you by instinct. A strong connection as an invisable string that is stronger than you have ever dreamed of experiencing in a lifetime. (A deep bond) "Of ALL of the paintings,drawings or writings I have done, my greatest masterpiece is my son!

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COMMENTS:

congratulations and happy mother's day - he's a lucky boy - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:12:00

Poignant! - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 23:22:00

HAPPY Mother's day to all you ladies blessed with children :) Thanks Jabber and Nosila ;-) - abrakadeborah, 2009-05-10: 06:29:00

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Infantuation

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn fannn chew ay shun

Sentence: Infantuation was the only explanation for the love she felt for her dylanquent son Robert

Etymology: infatuation, infant

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COMMENTS:

Infantastic word! - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 10:31:00

fits the cartoon perfectly - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:15:00

Dylanquency in fantastically appropriate word! - dochanne, 2009-05-08: 19:53:00

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Materix

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: may ter ix

Sentence: A mother's undying love for her child is called a materix. She loves you when you are a helpless babe, dirty diapers, late night feedings and all. She loves you through the rotten 13-20 year age, when you think her and your Dad are the dumbest people on earth and you need to rebel from them at all times. And she loves you through all the years after, even when you put her away in a nursing home and forget to call, visit or write...

Etymology: Mater (Chiefly British word for Mother, used with The) & Matrix (an enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)

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Mompudent

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: mämpyədənt

Sentence: Debbie can always count on her kids to be mompudent. If they expressed affection without a snide comment she would be concerned that something was drastically wrong.

Etymology: mom (one’s mother) + impudent (not showing due respect for another person)

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Maternality

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: muh-tern-AL-ity

Sentence: The bond between mothers and offspring is maternality, maternal love and instincts that last throughout the lifetime.

Etymology: Blend of maternal and eternity

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Maternally yours! - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 10:34:00

so sweet - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:17:00

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Claustromomic

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: claws + tro + mom + ik

Sentence: Clyde had felt claustromomic ever since he could remember. When he was ten, he was not allowed to play outside with the other kids because she was afraid he might be hurt; now at 45, she lectured him about how he might get hurt mowing the lawn. He knew she loved him but he just felt so "hemmed in".

Etymology: Claustrophobic (uncomfortably closed or hemmed in) and Mom

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COMMENTS:

poor Clyde! - Good word! - splendiction, 2009-05-08: 23:14:00

That's some wonderful word making! - Littlewolfdreamer, 2013-09-05: 02:37:00

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Momdage

Created by: ShittyZen

Pronunciation: momdage

Sentence: Lacking competition from a needy father, her deadbeat kids kept her in eternal momdage.

Etymology: Mom + bondage (As in "serfdom," not the sexual practice, you pervs!)

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Mloving

Created by: Littlewolfdreamer

Pronunciation: Mll-uv-ing

Sentence: She had a special love for her child, it wasn't like any other, it was mlove.

Etymology: "Mom" and "Loving" Mom being the loving mother of the child requires no use of child in the word.

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-08: 00:01:01
We're celebrating Mothers Day with today's definition, and with a few words from the Bob Dylan song Lord Protect My Child:
Just to see him at play makes me smile
No matter what happens to me
No matter what my destiny
Lord, protect my child
Happy Mother's Day ~ James

mrskellyscl mrskellyscl - 2009-05-08: 06:32:00
Oh great, now I get to spend all day with mascara running down my face. I almost couldn't write anything. The lyrics to the song are so beautiful and all at once bathed me in memories of my mother, memories of the birth of my daughter and of the day I was blessed to be there for the birth of her son. Thank you, James.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-08: 09:22:00
It sounds like Bob has touched a chord. Thanks! ~ James