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DEFINITION: An often debilitating condition characterized by compulsive, repetitive and obsessive reading of product documentation and warranties.

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Instruxation

Created by: Clay201

Pronunciation: In struc SAY shun

Sentence: When she smiled apologetically and nervously reached into the drawer to pull out the coffee maker manual for what must have been the twentyieth time, I knew she was suffering from instruxation.

Etymology: It's a combination of the words "instructions" and "fixation."

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Fuckedy

Created by: onekid

Pronunciation: fuckedy

Sentence: hm?

Etymology: oo da

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COMMENTS:

uu - onekid, 2007-07-07: 17:15:00

wTF does that even mean?!?! - missmurder, 2007-07-29: 19:03:00

oh i get it lmao!!!! - missmurder, 2007-07-29: 19:03:00

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Manualphilism

Created by: sunny

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Manualphilism is incurable without detailed directions.

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Readiteration

Created by: denise

Pronunciation: ree-DIT-ter-A-shun

Sentence: The young man realized he had fallen into his readiterative tendencies yet again after taking hours to read one sentence repeatedly in order to fully understand how to use his pencil.

Etymology: a blend of read + reiteration

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Documania

Created by: duefiori

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Sentence: My father's documania was fatal when we tried to use new appliances.

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Idiosistics

Created by: ElBuro

Pronunciation: ID-i-o-SIS-TIKS

Sentence: "Bah, curse my Idiosistics, I hate these warranties, but I just can't put them down!."

Etymology: Idi-from "Idiot". sis- Sounds like a sickness.

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Docufetish

Created by: Count

Pronunciation: doc-u-fetish

Sentence: "I hear all she does is read manuals. Man, she must have a serious docufetish."

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Gwenzy

Created by: gwenzy4211

Pronunciation: gwen-c

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Diavamentitis

Created by: sisica

Pronunciation: diyah-vah-men-TYE-tis

Sentence: My case of diavamentitis is so severe that I can spend an entire evening reading an instruction manual and still have a floor full of screws, dowels, and boards. Of course, I still have no desk. That's why the computer is sitting on the box that the desk came in.

Etymology: Greek word for read "diavazei." "Ment" would refer to mental, and "itis" would be the condition. Therefore, it's the mental condition of reading.

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Recompilimentation

Created by: hiladizzle

Pronunciation: re-com-pil-i-men-ta-tion

Sentence: He keeps thumbing through that booklet like he's got recompilimentation!

Etymology: reading (the action or practice of a person who reads) + compulsive (compelling; compulsory) + debilitating (impairing the strength and vitality) + documentation (manuals, listings, diagrams, and other hard- or soft-copy written and graphic materials)

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