Verboticism: Epilagony

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Epilagony

artr

Created by: artr

Definition: n. The horrible pain that comes from pulling a bandage off of hairy skin. v. To inflict pain or injure when removing a bandage.

Pronunciation: epəlagənē

Sentence: The screaming and crying coming from the doctors examination room made those waiting for their appointment quite uncomfortable. Finding that the noise was coming from a 40-year-old man undergoing the epilagony of a Band-aid removal made more than a few snicker.

Etymology: epilation (removal of hair by the roots) + agony (extreme physical or mental suffering)

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