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'I guess I'll have one more...'

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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Eruditto

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: air/u/dit/oh

Sentence: to err is human - to eruditto is deja vu

Etymology: err + erudite + ditto

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Fistake

Created by: AliA415

Pronunciation:

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Neuerrotic

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: noo/err/rot/ik

Sentence: He was trapped in the cycle of compulsively repeating his mistakes over and over again. He was a classic neuerrotic.

Etymology: neurotic + error

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COMMENTS:

petaj Is that the opposite of erotic? Someone who makes mistakes over and over would hardly be a turn on. - petaj, 2007-06-07: 08:21:00

...unless the mistake involved alcohol and leaving really really early before you woke up. Or so my friend says. - jadenguy, 2007-06-07: 09:05:00

Your friend is AKA a "fleesel". - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-07: 12:10:00

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Dohpeat

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈdoʊˌpit/

Sentence: I knew that I was inclined to miss the freeway exit to our new house, so I made a big point of staying focused so that I wouldn't dohpeat this time. Unfortunately, my resolve led me into a false sense of security, and it wasn't until I turned on the street where we used to live that I realized it had happened again.

Etymology: From doh + repeat

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COMMENTS:

I know a dope Pete! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-07: 12:25:00

I should've known you'd already come up with a better "Doh" based word! - Osomatic, 2007-06-07: 13:37:00

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Obooboosessive

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: əboōboōsesesiv

Sentence: Roger’s collection of traffic tickets is a clear indication that his need for speed is obooboosessive.

Etymology: obsessive (preoccupy or fill the mind to a troubling extent) boo-boo (mistake)

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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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Insanifity

Created by: docholiday

Pronunciation: in san if it ee

Sentence:

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Snafubar

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sna foo bar

Sentence: The fact that Jim was almost broke again, late for supper again, his bile duct was doing the Liverdance again and his wife was waiting to kill him when he got home again, did not prevent him from doing the snafubar thing of ordering another one for the road.

Etymology: Blend of 2 American WW 11 military slang acronyms:SNAFU (Situation Normal, All F***ed or Fouled Up and FUBAR (F***ed or Fouled Up Beyond All Recognition/Repair)

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Gaffedagain

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Gaf-da-gayn

Sentence: Nigel always fell for money- grabbing airheads, even though his friends had warned him time and again he just couldn't help himself. This time he had really gaffedagain as his latest girl had talked him into buying a very expensive, and very large diamond engagement ring even though, unknown to him she was already engaged to someone else.

Etymology: Gaffe(an embarrassing blunder) + Again(once more) = Gaffedagain

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx GAFFEDAGAIN- nice cadence. Nigel O'Gaffedagain....wasn't he IRA? - metrohumanx, 2008-07-30: 17:22:00

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Misfudgement

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: mis/fudj/ment

Sentence: Not willing to admit that he kept making the same mistake over and over again, Joel once again convinced himself that his decision to have that midnight latte the night before his 6 a.m. presentation was nothing more than a misfudgement...something a 5 a.m. latte could cure.

Etymology: Derived from misjudgement. Fudge: Slang/nice way of saying...yes...the "f" word. :)

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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!!