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'Look out! Here comes a truck!'

DEFINITION: v. To habitually object to and contradict other people's statements, especially if they include any facts or opinions. n. A person who finds fault what other people say no matter what it is, and lets them know it.

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Habitchualist

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: huh/bich/oo/list

Sentence: Jennifer chose her girl friends with a great deal of care and foresight. They were of the lowest self-esteem with traits she could easily exploit to her advantage and control. Jennifer was an habitchualist and she knew they would put up with the constant berating and castigation she bestowed on them. As the queen faultalist, she had victims around her ready and waiting to be belittled, just to be noticed.

Etymology: habit, habitual, constant, persistent + bitch, beef, bellyache, bemoan, complain, expostulate, find fault

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COMMENTS:

Great word. Thanks for the words of congrats. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:07:00

The heart of your word hits the heart of the definition! Terrific creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:27:00

Great play on words! Love it. I used it already to describe somebody. - arrrteest, 2008-03-11: 22:20:00

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Scornery

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: skor ner ree

Sentence: Mary, Mary, quite contrary; You know it all and argue,showing great scornery. Mary, Mary, quite contrary, one day your obtusity will prevent you hearing that van's loud hornery!

Etymology: Scorn (reject with contempt; open disrespect for a person or thing) & Ornery (having a difficult and contrary disposition; contrary)

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Obtrite

Created by: bigveg

Pronunciation: ob-trite

Sentence: she was so mad she shouted right!, i've had enough of all your sh*te, there will be no love for you tonight, if you don't quit your act obtrite!

Etymology: obtuse: lacking intellectual acuity - trite: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

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Rhymes are fun any time. Good word, too! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 20:54:00

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Contraryan

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kon trayr ee yan

Sentence: Marian, Marian, quite the Contraryan, You argue with everyone you know, If your friend had said rain or shine, you would have said, snow! When warned of the truck, you said it was a van and that was your final answer, Your Teutonic pride should have told you it was actually a very fast Panzer.

Etymology: Contrary (very opposed in nature or character or purpose) & Aryan (according to Nazi doctrine, a Caucasian person of Nordic descent) & Panzer (German armoured tank)

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Contracisor

Created by: ericman

Pronunciation:

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Ornodict

Created by: Echos

Pronunciation:

Sentence: She hung up the phone, sick of his ornodicting everything she said.

Etymology: From "ornery" and "dictate"

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Very emotive words! Great etymology! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:31:00

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Nayplayer

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: nay - play - er

Sentence: Patience and Archer were playing Scrabble. Archer added a 'n' to dam. "Bad word" observed Patience. "Good Word" Archer grumpled. Patience added 'a-t-i-o-n' to the damn, racking up a triple word score. "Nice big score" Patience crowed. "Rotten for me!" Archer cried, shooting it down. "I win" declared Patience. "Lose her" Archer murmurred, then asked "Another, game? Yes?" He was so exassperating, such a nayplayer! "No way!" Patience contrahit him back!

Etymology: Nay: negative response. Player: one who takes part. PLay on the expression nay sayer.

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COMMENTS:

nice word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-11: 12:22:00

Short,simple and apt! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-11: 19:08:00

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Ignoramitist

Created by: twocent

Pronunciation: ig-NO-ram-me&-tist

Sentence: As a finalist in the state's hotly contested top-five standing for "most brazen ignoramitist", Harold's voice grew louder as he corrected the officer. "I don't care what your little book there says, the law provides that a standing stop sign be regarded as a yield demarkerization in all instances of a visibly empty and/or vacant intersection!"

Etymology: Ignoramitist n. combination of ignoramus: a feigned possessor of knowledge who is, in fact, highly ignorant egoist: onw who thinks they are the center of the universe egotist: one who incessantly talks about themself

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Complainion

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: kom play n yun

Sentence: She was his constant complainion. Their wedding was the only recorded time that she said "I do" when asked a question in his company.

Etymology: companion, complain

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COMMENTS:

My memory is not the greatest, but it seems to me we've had this word before for a different definition. No matter, because your sentence is great and so is the word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 21:03:00

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Contrattitude

Created by: DiPpO

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The teacher dismissed the students remarks, stating that his contrattitude would get him trouble some day.

Etymology: contra + attitude, no need for explenations, is there?

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COMMENTS:

Brings that negative attitude right out of the lines of the definition. Great word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-11: 20:59:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-11: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2008-03-11: 21:51:00
Well done, Biscotti and James!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-12: 00:06:00
Thank you Silvery! I won't rebutt a compliment. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-20: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James