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'Do I look okay?'

DEFINITION: To require constant reassurance, praise, and -- in emergency situations -- flattery, despite obvious qualifications and/or expertise.

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Superflatterous

Created by: Dboozer

Pronunciation: super-flat-ter-us

Sentence: All the men could never understand why Janis was so superflaterous since she looked like the love-child of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

Etymology: Super(fluous) + flatter(y) + ous (adjective)

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Adeptxiety

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: uh/dept/zahy/i/tee

Sentence: Her psychiatrist diagnosed her problem as adeptxiety. Some of her friends called her insecute and felt she suffered from insecutity, but with a little flatterchatter her self confidence was back and she was over another bout of adeptxiety.

Etymology: adept + anxiety

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COMMENTS:

A tip of the hat to 'Peppie' for insecute, 'babel' for insecutity and 'quippingqueen' for flatterchatter. Great words from some excellent players. - Stevenson0, 2007-07-13: 00:42:00

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Needimentive

Created by: Firrehawk99

Pronunciation: Need-uh-men-tie-of

Sentence: That Girl is just "Needimentive"

Etymology: Needy

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Attentionetic

Created by: r0b0tj0n3z

Pronunciation: attention ettik

Sentence: Her attentionetic needs are her biggest flaw

Etymology: attention, diabetic

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Confidunce

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: kon-feh-dunss

Sentence: Despite being highly qualified, Sue was a confidunce. She was last heard asking the mailroom clerk if he thought her hair color clashed with her title.

Etymology: confidence, dunce

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-13: 14:11:00

If we combine confidunce with remadonna, we get Madonna wearing two dunce caps on her upper torso. - Kyoti, 2007-07-13: 16:26:00

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Unconfident

Created by: puttputt

Pronunciation: un-kon-fid-int

Sentence: The girl was very unconfident with herself she was always hiding her true beauty.

Etymology: to require constant reassurance,praise, and in emergency situations

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COMMENTS:

not quite sure of something. - puttputt, 2007-07-14: 22:22:00

not quite sure of something. - puttputt, 2007-07-14: 22:22:00

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Esteemyeahtion

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: es/teem/yay/shun

Sentence: Susie required an esteemyeahtion every morning before she left the house. That lasted until she got to work where she required another and another and another...

Etymology: esteem + yeah + estimation

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Reasureatism

Created by: callie17

Pronunciation: Re-a-sure-a-tism

Sentence: Kathrine was suffering from a bad case of reasureatism, and Emily was starting to wish she hadn't invited her...

Etymology: It derives from the English word: "reasure"

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COMMENTS:

cool word, vote for this one, hope you like it. www.beaglesandbecca.piczo.com - callie17, 2007-07-13: 20:55:00

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Amigreat

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: am eye grate

Sentence: the amigreat hung in the air constantly adding to the tension

Etymology: am i great

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COMMENTS:

yes you are galwaywegian - hope that lessens the tension for today - Jabberwocky, 2007-07-13: 09:52:00

Teaching a lesson lessens the tension? Well, okay. At least it's better than touching a lesion. ;D - Kyoti, 2007-07-13: 15:13:00

petaj Or listening to torsion - petaj, 2007-07-16: 03:08:00

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Readhead

Created by: Trosha

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Im a natural readhead

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Comments:

solution4tax - 2007-07-15: 05:35:00
The words formed are quite good and appreciate every body's attempt whether praisaniac or not.