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DEFINITION: n. The weird feelings that rise up when you notice that you are being followed by a police officer, or a cop car, or the Special Forces Anti-Terrorist Unit. v. To feel nervous, self-conscious and guilty whenever you see a police officer.

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Created by: jajsr

Pronunciation: Cop-eh-day-shun

Sentence: Joann, running late to work sped to her favorite coffee shop, as she could not function without her coffee. At the coffee shop, Joann couldn't help to feel the sense of copidation as the coffee shop was teeming with police officers.

Etymology: Combination to "Cop" - slang for police officer and "Trepidation" - timorous uncertain agitation.


metrohumanx Great combo! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-12: 17:55:00

Good one! - Mustang, 2009-01-12: 23:11:00


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Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: Fuhz-ih-foh-bee-ah

Sentence: When Gretel was three (or was it five?) years old, she had slipped from the kitchen chair when she was caught with her hand in the cookie jar. "My parental units did not handle the discipline well," she told Dr. Hippolatta Thalamus, her therapist. "I think I've tranferred my repressed anger to the police and anyone in authority, even my beloved Facebook. I think they're going to remove my profile picture for breastfeeding and I haven't even had a baby." "I have been familiar with this type of paranoia since the mid- 1960's," the aging doctor told her, "In the field, different spellings were tried: phuzziphobia...fuzzaphobia...phuzzafobia...but, by the early 1970's fuzzifobia was generally accepted and even made it onto a Peter Max Pop Art poster."

Etymology: From FUZZ a street term for police + PHOBIA, from the Greek for fear


awesome!!! five-ohphobia - elcanyonazo, 2009-02-07: 15:46:00


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Created by: yelloweyes

Pronunciation: pawl-ih-preh-hen-siv-it-ee

Sentence: Shelly has a severe case of poliprehensivity! Every time she sees a cop car, she flinches and hisses like a scared ferret. I think she poliprehensives so often because her dad went to jail when she was a kid.

Etymology: Poli - from police; prehensivity - from apprehensive (anxious/fearful something bad will happen).

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Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: awto-culpa-sep-shun

Sentence: Julie became acutely aware of her parasympathetic body functions such as her breathing and eyeblinking as soon as she noticed the cops walking in her direction. She new she wasn't speeding because she was walking. No, perhaps they caught her jay-walking two blocks ago, or maybe someone reported her when she accidently stepped on a praying mantis. Or perhaps it was Homeland Security coming to get her for something she said on a telephone call, or the evil thoughts she had towards her boyfriend's ex. Whatever it was, Julie was suffering from an acute case of autoculpaception.

Etymology: auto (self) + culp (fault, blame)+ ception (perception)


Very intellectual and scholarly! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 16:17:00


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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: pe tri fuzz d

Sentence: The patrol car at a cafe, or stopping someone on a highway, chills us and fills us, with anxieties. We avoid them, like they were a dread disease. Even doing nothing wrong, it doesn't take very long, if around us, the cops buzzed, we go stone cold ... I call it petrifuzzed!

Etymology: PETRIFIED, FUZZ. PETRIFIED - so uneasy you turn stone cold. FUZZ - slang term for any type of police.


great word - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-12: 12:06:00

metrohumanx Very sobering thought. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-12: 17:53:00

good word - mweinmann, 2009-01-13: 08:30:00


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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sus-spookd

Sentence: Seeing the cop car in her rear view mirror, Alice felt susspooked, recalling that just yesterday she had ripped off from her mattress the DO NOT REMOVE UNDER PENALTY OF LAW tag.

Etymology: suspect, spooked


Not the mattress tag!? Oh, that's hilarious. - Tigger, 2008-03-20: 11:57:00

Great originality! It ssssssslides over the tongue and ends with a poke ... fun to say and a fun sentence ... Double Kudos to you today! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 16:03:00


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Created by: zxvasdf

Pronunciation: Or well ate

Sentence: Kristin walked walked down the aisles red-faced in the throes of an orwellate moment as soon as she spotted a couple of bluecoats gathering at the front of the store. Why would she be orwellated? She hadn't done anything wrong!

Etymology: Orwell (as in Orwellian, from 1984 fame/notoriety) and latin prefix -ate (to do, to make, to cause, or to act upon; to do something with)


Unique etymology. The ability of Big Brother to watch us grows with each new technology. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-12: 23:15:00


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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: the/man/ar/rhe/a

Sentence: Whenever Bev noticed a squad car in her rear-view mirror, an extreme nervous fear and paranoia overtook her, giving her an immediate case of themanarrhea.

Etymology: THEMANARRHEA - noun - from - THE MAN )Slang. an expression for the police) + DIARRHEA (an intestinal disorder characterized by abnormal frequency and fluidity of fecal evacuations)

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Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: five-oh-know

Sentence: It was a case of sheer five-on-no that made Sister Mary Catherine flee at the sight of the policewalking their daily beat past the convent; she was sure they were coming after her for removing that pesky tag from her matterss.

Etymology: five-oh: slang term for police from the show Hawaii Five-o + oh no!


Funny! - Tigger, 2008-03-20: 11:48:00

Her respect for the law is embedded! - Jamagra, 2008-03-20: 11:53:00

Was were Sister's other Fourohnos? Drunk jaywalking after the communal wine? I leave it to you and anyone here to come up with another three! You really brought us a lot of fun and laughs with this one, libertybelle! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 16:10:00

Freudian fingerslips ... the 1st word in my comment above should be ... What! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 16:12:00

High Fives for you! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-20: 16:13:00


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Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: For-se-al-arm

Sentence: When Karen saw the police cars pull up she felt the forcealarm rising, she was sure they were looking for her. If only she had handed in her library book on time it would have been ok, now she was a week late she decided to go quietly. As she turned to face the music she was so relieved when she saw that they had arrested couple of shoplifters she ran home to collect the books and then proceeded straight to the library to hand them in.

Etymology: Force(an organised body of workers i.e Police Force) + Alarm(an anxious state) = Forcealarm. See false alarm (when your fears amount to nothing)


That's good. Good play on words too. - kateinkorea, 2009-01-12: 08:06:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

mokelmoney - 2009-01-12: 12:32:00

mokelmoney - 2009-01-12: 12:38:00
copetrinoia: cop/ e/ tri/ noia- to be petrified of the cops to the point of paranoia. Also, not change the subject [no pun intended] ,however I have made numerous contributions. Why are they being disregarded? Please check again...thats Bea Helfy or mokelmoney. Thank you

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-27: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by Nosila. Thank you Nosila. ~ James

DiplomatUfimskmef - 2018-05-27: 19:30:00
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