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'I quit! I'm free!'

DEFINITION: n. A feeling of euphoria which occurs when you finally quit your boring, mind-numbingly dull, and emotionally unrewarding job. v. To quit your job and feel good about it.

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Yippeefortyfive

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: yip pee fawr tee fye vvv

Sentence: The sense of yippeefortyfive was enhanced briefly with the succesful part insertion of his report into his line managers.... erm, backup filing system.

Etymology: yippee, p45

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Fhukinay

Created by: petersn1

Pronunciation: fuk-in-a

Sentence: Fhukinay that job sucked!

Etymology:

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Exitaration

Created by: iwasatripwire

Pronunciation: ex-IT-uh-RAY-shun (like exhilaration but with a T)

Sentence: As I hung up my stupid Starbucks apron for the very last time, I was overwhelmed by a feeling that could only be described as exitaration.

Etymology: exhilaration + exit

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Licentophoria

Created by: missleigh

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology: Latin-licentia : license, leave, authorization /freedom, liberty = Euphoria....

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Ecstickit

Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: ex/tick/it

Sentence: Jim was so ecstickit when he quit his job that he bought himself a new bed so as to be able to enjoy not having to get out of it to the max.

Etymology: ecstatic (to be in rapture) + stick it (as in take your job and stick it...)

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COMMENTS:

very clever! - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-04: 11:01:00

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Hapulation

Created by: Pasicheio

Pronunciation: Hap-You-Lay-Shun

Sentence: having finally quit his job, John felt overwhelming hapulation

Etymology: Happy; Elation

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Quittelation

Created by: Brooklie

Pronunciation:

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Jobilation

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: job-i-la-tion

Sentence: The morning after I win the lottery I'm going to get up and go to work with glee and jobilation because I can finally tell the boss to stick his job in his happy place.

Etymology: job + jubiliation: great joy

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Whatwillneverhappentome

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My life is destroyed because of whatwillneverhappentome.

Etymology: Coined in a fit of despair after being turned down by yet another job possibility and staying stuck in a job that is destroying me.

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COMMENTS:

Oh dear! There, there. Here's a few points for you. Love, VerbMomtomist. P.S. Try usajobs.com (or course, if you are in the U.S. or fancy living there.) - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-04: 21:15:00

Those three points just made my day. I feel bad for abusing the game--it's just been a little bit beyond one of those days today. And I did think someone else might relate. But tomorrow, I'm off. :D CINCO DE MAYO! I have to keep soldiering, looking for new work, or better yet, looking for more education. Thanks again. PS It could be worse. My job is not dull, but what emotional rewards there are are a pyrrhic victory. - mplsbohemian, 2007-05-04: 22:39:00

I should also say that I went from discovering a job rejection to hitting Verbotomy in about three minutes' time, so I was very hot under the collar. - mplsbohemian, 2007-05-04: 22:41:00

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Freelation

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: frEE-lay-tion

Sentence: David experienced freelation as he told his boss he is quiting the job, telling him it is too boring shoveling manure from the barn. His boss stated, "you are a dairy farmer".

Etymology: free/elation

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COMMENTS:

Oh to be jobliss! - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-04: 09:23:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-04: 02:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd.
Thank you ohmytodd! ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-05-04: 03:24:00
So many good words already. I'll have to think about this after I exit MPOW, and head for the carpark. (Only vehiciousexiting going on at this time of the day) I wonder if there will be even a minor thrill as I'm only leaving for a long weekend.

Jabberwocky - 2007-05-04: 14:08:00
I heard this one years ago but I can't let the day go without passing it on to people who like funny word combos - Today is Star Wars Day - "May the 4th be with you"!!

wordmeister - 2007-05-06: 23:31:00
Maybe we should do a Star Wars week...

hooterbug hooterbug - 2008-07-14: 11:42:00
Discombobulated! One of my all-time favorite words, nice to see it used.

lumina - 2008-07-14: 14:35:00

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-20: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd. Thank you ohmytodd. ~ James