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'But I don't know how to take out the garbage!'

DEFINITION: n. A specialized inability, or area of "chosen incompetency", based on an individual's need to avoid certain unpleasant tasks. v. To avoid responsibility by claiming incompetence.

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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: slak-err-eez

Sentence: Anthony out did his slackereasiness this time, he asked his mom to help him wipe his butt.

Etymology: slacker + ease (as in convenient)

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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: job-struck-shun

Sentence: when ever the dishes need doing, i start to suffer from a serious jobstruction

Etymology: job, obstruction


I guess it depends on the shirkumstances... - Discoveria, 2007-03-29: 09:29:00


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Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: chore-pall-see

Sentence: Billy would come down with chorepalsy every time his mom would ask him to do anything around the house, claiming inability to do the task.

Etymology: chore (task) + palsy (paralysis or condition)

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Created by: HipHop247

Pronunciation: res-pon-si-bil-i-ty-foe-bee-a

Sentence: He has responsibilityphobia because he cannot (or so he says) clean the cat litter box or mow the lawn.

Etymology: Responsibility/Phobia

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Created by: Loreshai

Pronunciation: Im-mat-your-ish

Sentence: Jake couldn't handle the news about the higgs boson because he was immateurish.

Etymology: immature - inexperienced due to youth v amateur - non professional.

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Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: ink on poop

Sentence: James always avoided work by making up things that made him look like an incompoop.

Etymology: i've no idea. I've forgotten already. nincompoop and incompetence I think

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Created by: Bulletchewer

Pronunciation: lacks-i-vay-shun

Sentence: Capone's laxevasion meant he never buried the bodies himself- he proclaimed himself especially inept at digging, or indeed using any garden implement.

Etymology: From "lax" and "evasion" and of course "tax evasion" which, though wrong, is probably the kinda crime we all wish we could get away with. Also nods at "lacksidaisical".


hmm...doesn't laxevasion suggest you're evading laxness which would prompt you to embrace unpleasant tasks - I do like the sound of the word though - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-29: 11:22:00

Aint you never heard of a double negative- they're doubly negative. The Spanish love them. - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-29: 11:31:00


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Created by: ArtistInTraining

Pronunciation: EM-ple-on

Sentence: my husband can be an empleon when he 'doesn't know' how to wash the car.


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Created by: azazn

Pronunciation: Ab-chore-shin

Sentence: Saturday is chore day? I think I'm going to need an 'abchoretion' that day.

Etymology: abortion: failure in or of a plan. chore: the everyday housework. chore is stuck in at the 'or' sound in abortion

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Created by: mana1066

Pronunciation: lay-zig-quece

Sentence: My old roomate seemed to come up with a new lazigcuse every day as the chores piled up.

Etymology: lazy+ignore+excuse

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