Verboticism: Painvention

'I'm sorry can you repeat that? '

DEFINITION: A technological innovation that doesn't work as expected because "normal people" can't figure out how to use it.

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Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: pain + ven + shun

Sentence: This fancy-new phone is supposed to do everything, but it's such a painvention that I can't figure out how to make it do anything.

Etymology: pain + invention

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