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DEFINITION: v. To habitually object to and contradict other people's statements, especially if they include any facts or opinions. n. A person who finds fault what other people say no matter what it is, and lets them know it.

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Ignoramitist

Created by: twocent

Pronunciation: ig-NO-ram-me&-tist

Sentence: As a finalist in the state's hotly contested top-five standing for "most brazen ignoramitist", Harold's voice grew louder as he corrected the officer. "I don't care what your little book there says, the law provides that a standing stop sign be regarded as a yield demarkerization in all instances of a visibly empty and/or vacant intersection!"

Etymology: Ignoramitist n. combination of ignoramus: a feigned possessor of knowledge who is, in fact, highly ignorant egoist: onw who thinks they are the center of the universe egotist: one who incessantly talks about themself

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Adverseteen

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ad vers a teen

Sentence: Joe's 14 year old girl, Ashley (or as he calls her, Cashley) will argue with him about anything. She always has to have the last word, knows it all, feels entitled to sass him, all the while spending his money like a drunk sailor on shore leave. He calls her his adverseteen.

Etymology: Adverse (in an opposing direction;contrary to your interests or welfare) & Teen (those awkward, rebellious years between chidhood and adulthood)

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Counterpainintheass

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cown/tur/pane/in/the/ass

Sentence: Sometimes Sally was such a counterpainintheass that it was impossible to carry on a conversation with her.

Etymology: counter (contrary)+ pain in the ass + counterpane (blanket)

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COMMENTS:

Well put ... they do tend to throw a wet blanket on everything. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-05: 12:50:00

Funny! Funny - TJayzz, 2009-01-05: 13:12:00

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Contradick

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: kon-trah-dik

Sentence: Cody was being a typical contradick and kept interrupting Jenny's story with a contrasting and persnickity comment. It didn't really matter whether it was a beagle or a greyhound that ran out in front of her car, she just wanted to tell the police officer that she swerved to miss a dog and hit his patrol car.

Etymology: contradict + dick (nuff said!)

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COMMENTS:

nice - galwaywegian, 2009-01-05: 12:21:00

Can't quit chuckling! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-05: 12:48:00

Very good! - TJayzz, 2009-01-06: 08:39:00

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Cavilrrhea

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: kav-uhl-REE-uh.

Sentence: He screeched like a contrary cockatoo; prowled like nitpicking prattlesnake - his tongue was merciless; his cavilrrhea relentless. And abderitious abraze bounded from his bottom lip like a crazed kangaroo. His statements, like taipan's fangs, sank deeply into the opinions of his family and friends. Bombastic, kookaburric, Bob looked to find fault in the best arguments of others, that even passers-by felt the painsay of his uttersnipe.

Etymology: Blend of CAVIL:to find fault unneccesarily & -RRHEA:excessive and frequent flow. TAIPAN: a large, fast, highly venomous, aust snake. ABDERITE: a scoffer, so called from Democritos, the laughing philospher. Kookaburra, aust bird known for its laughing.

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COMMENTS:

great sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:25:00

Another good one! Congrats on overall win last week!! - Stevenson0, 2008-03-11: 16:17:00

As always ... many great creates ... fun ... and so erudite! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:44:00

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Literalitate

DevynAlexanderSkyeHarris

Created by: DevynAlexanderSkyeHarris

Pronunciation: Litter-uhll-it-tate

Sentence: "Oh I am a writer, not an artist or anything." Niiloxsi brushed off Mudulin's comment softly. "That still makes you an artist Niilo my brother. You never say what you mean its so annoying!" Niiloxsi shot back white hot and retorted, "Yeah well at least I'm not literalitating everyone all the time, constantly correcting them when you know very well what they meant you literalitator!"

Etymology: 1. Literal: Exact meaning, definition or intention. 2.Irritate: To annoy or bother repetitiously.

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Scornery

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: skor ner ree

Sentence: Mary, Mary, quite contrary; You know it all and argue,showing great scornery. Mary, Mary, quite contrary, one day your obtusity will prevent you hearing that van's loud hornery!

Etymology: Scorn (reject with contempt; open disrespect for a person or thing) & Ornery (having a difficult and contrary disposition; contrary)

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Habitchualist

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: huh/bich/oo/list

Sentence: Jennifer chose her girl friends with a great deal of care and foresight. They were of the lowest self-esteem with traits she could easily exploit to her advantage and control. Jennifer was an habitchualist and she knew they would put up with the constant berating and castigation she bestowed on them. As the queen faultalist, she had victims around her ready and waiting to be belittled, just to be noticed.

Etymology: habit, habitual, constant, persistent + bitch, beef, bellyache, bemoan, complain, expostulate, find fault

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COMMENTS:

Great word. Thanks for the words of congrats. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:07:00

The heart of your word hits the heart of the definition! Terrific creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:27:00

Great play on words! Love it. I used it already to describe somebody. - arrrteest, 2008-03-11: 22:20:00

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Disagweeble

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: dis-ah-gwee-bull

Sentence: Being a disagweeble led to Jane's ultimate demise. When Bob yelled "Alligator!", she felt compelled to stand there and argue that the 8-foot long beast was actually a crocodile.

Etymology: disagreeable, weeble - cuz they keep coming back at ya (and I love weebles!)

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weebles can get a round anything - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:23:00

Did everything turn out o-cay man? - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:03:00

Clever, fun, and downright cute! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:30:00

Too funny! I'm going to use this word on the next person who argues with me. - Tigger, 2008-03-12: 00:34:00

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Petticlaimant

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: pet-ee-claym-ant

Sentence: Edward wasn't sure exactly when he realized he began predicting Evelyn's petticlaimant responses to everything he said. It was at this point that the break-up was inevitable, with each encounter twisting the screws a little bit tighter.

Etymology: Petti- small + claim- to assert + ant- performer of an action

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Uniqu etymology and word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:05:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-03-11: 21:51:00
Well done, Biscotti and James!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-12: 00:06:00
Thank you Silvery! I won't rebutt a compliment. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-20: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James