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DEFINITION: v. To make the same mistake over and over again even though you know it's stupid. n. A compulsively repeated mistake.

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Dumblicate

Created by: jetty1

Pronunciation: Dumb-li-cate

Sentence: Sarah knew that Mary was going to dumblicate last nights' events. So she was prepared and called a taxi.

Etymology: So dumb that you duplicate your mistake.

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Compidiocy

Created by: Katoch

Pronunciation: com-PID-iocy

Sentence: With the police edging towards him and his friends, the pre-teen downed the alcohol as an act of compidiocy to hide the evidence.

Etymology: compulsive: Compelling: Enforces a need to take urgent action, usually an irational one. idiocy: Stupidity: Willful ignorance or unintelligence. Inacted together to form the somewhat cringeworthy yet humourous act of compidiocy.

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metrohumanx Cringeworthy ! Hahahahaha ! - metrohumanx, 2008-07-31: 00:44:00

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Errerrerr

Created by: ohwtepph

Pronunciation: roll the Rs /eh-reh-rehr/

Sentence: Erin erroneously erred and chose to errerrerr the same errerrerr again.

Etymology: a repeated mistake... a repeated "err"

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Ha! I hadn't seen yours when I did the same word (spelled diff.). You got my vote! - Alchemist, 2007-06-08: 06:47:00

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Blunderasunder

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: blun der as sunder

Sentence: Folly Walnuts was one of the more minor members of the "The Crew". Although his heart and loyalty were in the right places, his brain & judgement had always been away on vacation. When the Mob Boss ordered Folly to off the Secretary of State for his views on organized crime, Folly as per usual misread his instruictions and instead whacked a secretary oft late, which was Miss Tardy A. Lot, who happened to work for Homeland Security. Not only was it a blunderasunder on Folly's part, but he is now enjoying the sunshine and exercise of a Cuban vacation in Gitmo...permanently!

Etymology: Blunder (error;mistake;an embarrassing mistake; make one's way clumsily or blindly; commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake) & Asunder (all over the place; into bits & pieces; everywhere)

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Fauxcycle

Created by: elemon

Pronunciation: foh-sicle

Sentence: Maeve is totally caught in a dating fauxcycle -- have you seen her latest prize?

Etymology: faux (Fr: "faux pas" -- missed steps); OE: "cycle" -- go round and round)

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petaj Sounds like Maeve's situation is farcicle. - petaj, 2007-06-07: 22:33:00

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Redumb

Created by: Borogove

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Stuplication

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: stoop-lih-KAY-shuhn

Sentence: By dating each of the seven MacGillicuddy girls, Alex achieved a feat of stuplication that even he didn't think he was capable of

Etymology: stupid + duplication

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Good one! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-07: 12:04:00

A very interesting creation - neo1096, 2007-06-07: 19:11:00

Yay, my most voted-for word to date! :) - mplsbohemian, 2007-06-07: 20:43:00

Excellent! - ErWenn, 2007-06-07: 23:19:00

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Regiterate

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: re-git-err-ayt

Sentence: those damn infomercials with their flashy steak knives and their tempting V-slicers....i try to stay strong but i always end up regiterating.

Etymology: reiterate, git

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Reviate

Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: REE-vee-eyt

Sentence: Gunther's proclivity to reviate was chief among the concerns of the local constabulary. No way was he being left alone with any more cadavers.

Etymology: re + deviate

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petaj erk. don't want to speculate on this one. - petaj, 2007-06-07: 03:32:00

Was it him, or the cadavers, that made him neuerrotic? - Stevenson0, 2007-06-07: 08:52:00

blame the victim! it's not the cadavers' fault they're irresistible. - jadenguy, 2007-06-07: 09:09:00

Had they not been wearing so little... - Clayton, 2007-06-07: 18:15:00

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Dumption

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: Dum - pt - shon

Sentence: Tyree demonstrated his never ending dumption by going to the frig for the 8th time this week, hoping that beer would magically appear.

Etymology: Dumb - Gumption (common sense for dummies)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-07: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by jadenguy. Thank you jadenguy! ~ James

jadenguy - 2007-06-07: 08:49:00
I only made the word because I really wanted a word to use to describe this. In hindsight, I probably should have also tried to come up with one... This wont' be the last time that happens.

evan - 2008-07-30: 11:59:00
Uh, wouldn't this qualify as 'Addiction?'

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-12-31: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by jadenguy. Thank you jadenguy. ~ James

libertybelle libertybelle - 2011-05-11: 10:39:00
no word right now - but the drawing cracked me up again!!