Verboticism: Deprecating

'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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Amasterpieceofheartfeltstrings

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: A-mas-ter-peace-of-heart-felt-strings

Sentence: Feeling amasterpieceofheartfeltstrings of your child.

Etymology: A masterpiece:Something superlative of its kind,an outstanding achievement! (In this case my only child, my son) Of:Composed or made from,Centering on; directed toward. Heartfelt:Sincerely and strongly felt! Strings: The ties that bind you to your child as a parent that somehow you feel when they need you by instinct. A strong connection as an invisable string that is stronger than you have ever dreamed of experiencing in a lifetime. (A deep bond) "Of ALL of the paintings,drawings or writings I have done, my greatest masterpiece is my son!

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COMMENTS:

congratulations and happy mother's day - he's a lucky boy - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:12:00

Poignant! - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 23:22:00

HAPPY Mother's day to all you ladies blessed with children :) Thanks Jabber and Nosila ;-) - abrakadeborah, 2009-05-10: 06:29:00

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Mombarrasment

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: mom-barr-rass-mint

Sentence: She's a bit of a mombarrassment when she smothers Doug because he always complains afterwards.

Etymology: mom + embarrassment

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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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Smotherhood

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sməðərhoŏd

Sentence: Joyce is very good at smotherhood. Despite protests from her son Tom, she is involved just about every aspect of his life. She selects what he should wear each day. She plans his diet, what he watches on TV, how he spends his spare time. Tom's wife just wants her to go home for a while.

Etymology: smother (make (someone) feel trapped and oppressed by acting in an overly protective manner toward them) motherhood (being with a female parent)

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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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Amomability

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: A Mom A bilitee

Sentence: For eighty years she showed great agility at her favourite calling, her kids never doubted her amomability!

Etymology: A Mom (a female parent) & Ability (the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment;possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done)

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nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:13:00

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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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Wombance

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: woom-ans

Sentence: Sarah was jealous of her husband's wombance with his mother until she had her first child. Then she understood.

Etymology: womb (uterus) + romance (a love affair)

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COMMENTS:

reminds me of Van Morrison's Moondance; Well, its a marvelous night for a wombance - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:20:00

Wombance - is that when wombats feel romance?? - Nosila, 2009-05-08: 23:23:00

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Mamamiasma

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: mah-mah-mee-az-mah

Sentence: Prince Hammie Boy was so obsessed with and conflicted by his mother's marriage to his father's brother, he created a mamamiasma in the castle and left quite a few dead, giving truth to the expression "something is rotten in Denmark." Those involved in the clean-up soon suffered from mamamiasthma.

Etymology: Blending Mama Mia (title of musical/Italian for "my mama") + miasma (putrid air)

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COMMENTS:

Oooops, forgot about Mother's Day! I love my Mommy... - readerwriter, 2009-05-08: 09:33:00

terrific blend - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-08: 13:16:00

Like your use of Hamlet's tragic error! Excellent words - mamamiasma and mamamiasthma! - splendiction, 2009-05-08: 23:12:00

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Chronicnatophilia

Created by: ChrisKelly

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