Verboticism: Vacillean

'Poor thing, maybe I shouldn't have stepped on him.'

DEFINITION: v. To do something decisive and then immediately start to have doubts, wondering if you did the right thing. n. Second thoughts, or second guesses, about a decision or an action you have made but cannot change.

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Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: va-sill-een

Sentence: Sometimes vacilleaning between Either/Or can only be cured by the unction of Both/And.

Etymology: Blending VACILLATE, meaning to waver, be hesitant + LEAN, meaning to bend, trust in, incline. Playing on VASELINE, an oil-based lubricant

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Comments: Vacillean

silveryaspen - 2009-03-31: 14:45:00
Slick creation!

Jabberwocky - 2009-03-31: 16:05:00
love it

mweinmann - 2009-03-31: 19:05:00
enjoyed your word!