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'Did you get my email?'

DEFINITION: A psychological dependency on electronic messaging which often leads to compulsive emailing, even among people who are sitting inches apart.

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Webuffoon

Created by: torpid

Pronunciation: web-uh-foon

Sentence: Nancy was such a webuffoon that she emailed Rick twelve times using her blackberry on their first date.

Etymology: Web + Buffoon

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Imdependency

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: IM-dependency

Sentence: Bill's impediment to social interaction was his imdependency. It got so bad that even when he locked away his laptop, he kept throwing LOLs and BTWs into the conversation.

Etymology: IM (instant messaging) + dependency

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Deposeate

skepsis

Created by: skepsis

Pronunciation: de-pose-e-ate

Sentence: Billy-bob, a huge deposeate, keeps texting me from upstairs.

Etymology: depend close communicate

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Proximailing

Created by: jenorthar

Pronunciation: prox-email-ing

Sentence: Although they were sitting together on the couch, Bob and Jane continued proximailing each other in silence.

Etymology: proximity + emailing

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Ecommunimania

Created by: TehRussians

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Edictomaniac

Created by: daniel3k

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Emailosis

Created by: cujoe

Pronunciation: E-mail-o-sis

Sentence: He emailed her when she was 3 feet away! He has a bad case of Emailosis.

Etymology: Combination of Email and psychosis.

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Etardation

joelb

Created by: joelb

Pronunciation: e-tard-ay-shun

Sentence: His etardation reached it's pinnacle when he requested a video conference from across the room.

Etymology: e (for electronic, like in e-mail) + retardation

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Internependent

Created by: thesteviest

Pronunciation: in-ter-ne-PEN-dent

Sentence: Internepents Anonymous first step is to take a group of people and their lap tops out of the same room and make them converse through instant messaging from different rooms.

Etymology: internet and dependent

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Imoholic

Created by: sevith

Pronunciation: eye-em-oh-HALL-ic

Sentence: My sister Cathy e-mailed me about an e-mail. Clearly an IMoholic

Etymology: IM short for instant message. -Oholic name of the patron saint of Oxycontin

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Comments:

jadakiss98682 - 2007-08-29: 17:02:00
click on stewhawk and check the etymology of the word. it only makes sense

jadakiss98682 - 2007-08-29: 18:01:00
stewhawk = stephen hawking awesome :)