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'You're the only person who ever listens to me...'

DEFINITION: n., An ongoing relationship where one person does all the talking, whining and complaining, and the other just listens quietly and tries to appear sympathetic. v., To participate in a lopsided conversation where one person does all the conversing.

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: si/li/ance

Sentence: Fred was quite happy with his siliance with Betty. He loved being with her and she did all the speaking for both of them all the time they were together.

Etymology: SILIANCE - noun - from SILENT (making no sound; quiet) + ALLIANCE (a merging of efforts, or interests by persons)


Unique word and etymology. Nice one! - silveryaspen, 2008-12-04: 12:31:00

metrohumanx I want to pronounce it "silly-unce".Good word, Big "O" ! - metrohumanx, 2008-12-04: 16:30:00


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Created by: mzzmee265

Pronunciation: one-talk-er

Sentence: Its very obvious to spot a onetalker, it only takes them to make a conversation.

Etymology: one-only one, less than two but more than zero ; talker-to talk, who talks

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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: YOO-nee-GAB-uh-REYT

Sentence: Unigaberated, Roxie's rantipals deserted her one by one until there remained only three still willing to endure her monoprattleral yapathons: her catonic cat, Tib; Ivan her crapnoduliac cockatoo and, of course, her completely lambasted and long suffering companion, Bob.

Etymology: UNIGABERATE: blend of UNI: comb. form meaning "having one only; GAB:to talk or chat idly; chatter & RATE:the action of doing so. RANT + I : to talk foolishly, noisely, rave, harangue & PAL: chum. comrade, associate. 2. CRAPNODULIAC: Slave of "crap" : foolish, exaggerated talk. -based on capnoduliac.


Poor Bob! Sounds great though when pronounced in thick Queenslander :-) - emdeejay, 2008-12-04: 04:56:00

Excellent - especially fits to the definition. - silveryaspen, 2008-12-04: 12:24:00

metrohumanx GO BOB! The word seems to contain "berate" also... - metrohumanx, 2008-12-04: 16:22:00


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Created by: Lauren19

Pronunciation: uh-noy-ing-ness

Sentence: Poly came home form school to talk to her cat about drama at school. The cat didn't seem to like her annoyingness about talking on and on and on.

Etymology: (annoy- to annoy + ingness): to annoy someone by talking too much and not listening to what they have to say.

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Created by: ThomasCannaday

Pronunciation: Con-Voo-Cite

Sentence: That Patrick kid is such a convosite, I can litterally feel him taking the conversation out of me

Etymology: Convo: To converse Site: Refering to parasite.

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Created by: picabomama

Pronunciation: ⎪'θ⎪⎪'rädærē ⎪ thair- rod- er- ree

Sentence: It had been 10 years since Kelly last spoke to her high school pal Michelle, but not a thing had changed. Michelle talked without pausing for 3/4 of an hour before she asked how Kelly's life was going. Kelly responded quickly, understanding that she would not be permitted to elaborate. It was clear that their theraderie had not been faded by time, at least not for Michelle.

Etymology: therapy- a largely one sided conversation that is most beneficial to the speaking party camaraderie- an enduring relationship


This fits the definition nicely. - Tigger, 2008-02-12: 00:51:00


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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: speak at 1

Sentence: Chaterine woke with words flowing out of her mouth. The rivers of words ran all day. Only the need for sleep, stemmed the flow to distant snores. Mummed by it all, hushband Rod Earick, descendant of the great House of the Hushered, suffered silently from the speakatone.

Etymology: Speak, with a play on "speak at once" by making it speak at one. Roderick was a character in the novel the House of Usher.


One tongue to rule them all! - emdeejay, 2008-12-04: 04:59:00

House of Hushered...perfect! - Nosila, 2008-12-04: 21:16:00


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: krap pore

Sentence: Their crapport was all one way. she talked crap, and her buddy let it straight through one ear and out the other, while wondering what she was doing there again.

Etymology: rapport, crap


Interesting blend! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-11: 15:59:00

Does she need to give her buddy ear plugs? (wink/grin) - silveryaspen, 2008-02-11: 18:26:00

I like that this is a very versatile word. - Tigger, 2008-02-12: 01:04:00


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Created by: knickynicola




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Created by: milorush

Pronunciation: (n.)wim-path-ee; (adj.) wim-path-et-ik; (intr. v.) wim-path-ize

Sentence: Living the double curse of being a good listener possessed of a kind heart, Marie spends several hours a day whimpathizing with her coworkers; however, all she really wants to do is tell them to get a life!

Etymology: whimp[er] + [em]pathy


should be a real word! - galwaywegian, 2008-02-11: 12:40:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-02-11: 14:41:00

Excellent word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-11: 15:53:00

Three more cheers! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-11: 18:30:00

Another really versatile word! - Tigger, 2008-02-12: 01:07:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-11: 01:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-11: 05:57:00
very funny cartoon today - I look forward to seeing them every day

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-11: 10:33:00
Thanks Jabberwocky! I was thinking of you when I did it. Of course, you're the cat, and I'm the babbler. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-11: 11:38:00
that's okay - looks like a very happy cat - probably listening to some old Cat Stevens songs

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-11: 18:38:00
The cat looks so friendly, I could moggicoddle him. Another great cartoon in a long line of great cartoons!

silveryaspen - 2008-02-11: 18:42:00
Your definition really elicited a lot of good words, remistram. Good one!

silveryaspen - 2008-02-11: 18:43:00
I second Jabberwocky's 'I look forward to your cartoons each day' ... me two, James. Can I be the mouse missing from the ipod?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-12: 11:30:00
Thanks! Of course the most fun is seeing how everyone responds to the creative challenge by reading their wonderful words! That's what I look forward to every day. ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-04: 01:20:00

emdeejay - 2008-12-04: 05:01:00
Love the way it FINishes :-)

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-04: 17:28:00
"Excellent" was supposed to appear under YOUR word....ahhh- the mysteries of the comment box!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-29: 00:12:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

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