Verboticism: Absentfindedness

'Why can't I google my socks?'

DEFINITION: n. The inability to find, organize, or keep track of, simple physical objects. Often occurs when an individual has developed a search-engine dependency. v. To search for something that should be easy to find.

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Created by: chris

Pronunciation: ab-sent-fine-did-ness

Sentence: Tristram's absentfindedness was steadily getting worse...he couldn't even find the note he'd written that told him where he'd left his glasses.

Etymology: absent + find (and echo of absent-minded)

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Comments: Absentfindedness

wordmeister - 2007-01-06: 11:41:00
Good word chris!