Verboticism: Incessuficial

'Do I look okay?'

DEFINITION: To require constant reassurance, praise, and -- in emergency situations -- flattery, despite obvious qualifications and/or expertise.

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Incessuficial

Lapper

Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: in-SESS-soo-FISH-ul

Sentence: Mary's "qualifications" granted her more than enough complements on a regular basis, but her being incessuficial drove her to call up her friends at night, asking them what they thought of her.

Etymology: Incessant and superficial

Points: 575

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