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Spurngeon

Top verboticism of the day created by purpleartichokes

DEFINITION: v. To have a medical condition or illness and yet continually deny it, even after your doctor has diagnosed it. n. A person who steadfastly refuses to accept a medical diagnosis or to follow the prescribed treatment.

Pronunciation: spurn-jun

Sentence: Despite having an appendix the size of a cantaloupe, Jen remained a spurngeon, claiming it was just a case of bad gas.

Etymology: spurn, surgeon

Created by: purpleartichokes.

Comments:

Like a spurngeon, denying for the very first time.... - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-09: 16:17:00

(like a spuuuuuruuuuruuurrrgeon, when your 'script' ain't, what I had in mind...) Oh well, better than having the theme from Grease stuck in my head (which reminds me about the whole cholesterol issue). - purpleartichokes, 2008-04-09: 19:26:00

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Diagnore: /Dye-hag-nor/ He must know he has it, but he diagnores it all the time. Etymology: diagnose+ignore Created by: rebelvin.

Diagnoresis: /di-egg-nor'-sis/ "You have diabetes," Dr. Marcus Wellknee told his patient. "Nonsense," replied Fred. "I'm irritable and tired because I don't get enough sleep at night. I'm always thirsty and hungry because I do a lot of heavy physical labor at work. I go to the bathroom lots because I drink so much water when I am thirsty. There's no way I have diabetes, Doc! I'm only 38!" Under "prognosis" on Fred's chart, Dr. Wellknee wrote "diagnoresis". Etymology: diagnosis + ignore Created by: Jamagra.

Comments:

Good Blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-04-09: 20:55:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-04-09: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-28: 00:17:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

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