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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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Chronicnatophilia

Created by: ChrisKelly

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Deprecating

Created by: Tawkir

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Parentrapment

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: pair entrapment

Sentence: Bob once had a case of parentrapment: "Come mothers and fathers throughout the land. And don't criticize what you can't understand. Your sons and your daughters are beyond your command. Your old road is rapidly agin'." ... Youth is charming, but at times a little selfish and impatient. This is more how I feel: "Love while ya can 'cos too soon they'll be gone, for the times they are a changin'"

Etymology: Parent: mum or dad. Entrapment: a compromising situation imposed upon you. Bob Dylan: You rock, man. Mum: I love you

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nice Dylan reference - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:19:00

Fabulous. Love the sentence. - dochanne, 2009-05-08: 19:45:00

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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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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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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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Magape

Created by: UnluckyCharm511

Pronunciation: Ma-gaip

Sentence: The mother loved her only so much, it was the culmination of magape.

Etymology: From Agape (unconditional love) and Mother.

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Demumstration

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: dee-mum-stray-shun

Sentence: She knew he was just showing her a demumstration in front of his friends as he tried to ignore her presence; he couldn't help but secretly text her that he still loved her.

Etymology: demonstration (protest) + mum (mother)

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Maternality

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mat urn al it ee

Sentence: She always told her daughter, "You'll always be my baby, even when you're eighty!" It was her chant of maternality. Now her daughter is eighty and she at 100 still has her baby!

Etymology: Maternal (characteristic of a mother) & Eternity (time without end)

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Mompudent

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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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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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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