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'Dang! Missed again.'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone solve a problem only to make it worse... much worse. n. The satisfaction that comes from knowing you have done your best to help someone, even if it did not turn out as well as expected.

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Windfail

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: winfāl

Sentence: Having a friend help with her homework turned out to be a major winfail. He knew less about the subject than she did. He was apparently interested in a wholly different form of chemistry.

Etymology: windfall (an unexpected, unearned, or sudden gain or advantage) + fail (to fall short)

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Badsist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad sist

Sentence: No one ever asked Eddy for help, but he always popped up when something needed done and usually made it worse. His killing flies with a sledgehammer was just another way he could badsist his friends...

Etymology: Bad (not good,having undesirable or negative qualities) & Assist (help)

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Deterioraid

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: dee-teer-ee-or-aid

Sentence: Things went from sublime to ridiculous when Jack showed up insisting on deterioraiding the party. Although his cooking was excellent, he had a grating personality which dampened any zest for celebrations.

Etymology: deteriorate (worsen) + aid (help)

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COMMENTS:

hehehe. knew his sister! - galwaywegian, 2009-02-02: 05:02:00

Good word...Jack's definitely a partly pooper! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:00:00

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Wrecktify

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: rektəfī

Sentence: Wesley can wrecktify almost any situation. He is all-too-ready to jump in where he should never tread. Fix your computer? Sure! The fact that he can't figure out how to reply to an e-mail should be a clue but his eager willingness often fools his victims. Got something that's working poorly? Better start saving for a new one.

Etymology: Wreck (something, esp. a vehicle or building, that has been badly damaged or destroyed) + rectify (put something right; correct)

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COMMENTS:

nice! - galwaywegian, 2009-02-02: 05:04:00

nice blend! - wayoffcenter, 2009-02-02: 06:32:00

sounds familiar - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:03:00

wonderful word...captures it exactly. - mweinmann, 2009-02-02: 17:14:00

We have a wrecktile dysfunction theme here today! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:05:00

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Nosistance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no sis tants

Sentence: When Harry took the hammer to Sally's computer screen to eradicate a bug, she knew he'd be a nosistance. She was afraid to tell him that there was a fly in his jeans.

Etymology: No (negative, not at all) & Assistance (aid, help, allowing something to happen)

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Contemptment

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: kənˈtɛm(p)tm(ə)nt

Sentence: George was so full of contemptment for his neighbours he just loved giving them a dig out, a generous helping of klutz pie was always on hand when George was around. Alas, by the time he was finished he needed an alias.

Etymology: A fusing of 1-contempt: a feeling of disrespect or scorn 2-contentment a feeling of inner peace and satisfaction

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Dumbassistance

Created by: milorush

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Wreckignition

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: reck-ig-nish-un

Sentence: Erwin thought that he deserved a little wreckignition for trying to be helpful. Dan thought otherwise. Dan was absolutely furious after Erwin had washed his brand new Porsche with a kitchen scourer, cleaned a spilt chocolate shake off the leather upholstery with turpentine, and filled up the gas tank, with diesel.

Etymology: 1.wreck - to cause the ruin or destruction of. - a vehicle in a state of ruin. 2.recognition - the acknowledgement of kindness or of something valid.

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Great word...wreckless imagination! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:08:00

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Helperskelpering

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: help er skel per ing

Sentence: The cousins thought they were helping the fun begin! To their surprise, all their helperskelpering was met with shrieks when the parents got home to a house turned upside down...

Etymology: From two words: to HELP and HELTERSKELTER or to leave in complete disarray

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Excellent creation! Wish you had done a sentence for us to enjoy, too. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:24:00

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Satisfriction

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: sat - ess - frik - shun

Sentence: Justin felt extreme satisfriction after his attempts to repair Joan's computer, Washing Machine and Air Conditioner literally blew up in his face. While he knew he had good intentions, he did not think she would let him inside her house again.

Etymology: Satisfaction + Friction >>Satisfaction (contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation) Friction (clash, a state of conflict)

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Good word - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:09:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-02: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-17: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by metrohumanx. Thank you metrohumanx. ~ James