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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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Circumevent

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sir kum eev ent

Sentence: Brad was able to make garbage day a circumevent until he discovered one day that the new Waste Engineer was a cute chick. While she worked all summer taking away refuse, he volunteered to take out the family's garbage. But once September came around, he was back to his old tricks. She had gone back to school and there was no longer any eye candy removing his trash.

Etymology: Circumvent ( avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) & Event ( something that happens at a given place and time;a special set of circumstances)

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Antiskill

Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: antiskill

Sentence: I have the antiskill to work.

Etymology: anti + skill = antiskill. ........ ............... .............. the ant is killed.

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Inavoid

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Created by: arlouxo

Pronunciation: in/na/voïd

Sentence: "You're such an inavoid!" "I'm not inavoiding this, it's just true!"

Etymology: a mix of "incompetence" and "avoidance".

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Dishidence

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dish id ens

Sentence: When Jake's Mom asked him to tidy up and load the dishwasher after the 6 meals he ate at home each day, he reacted with dishidence. His mother, fed up with his laziness and failure to contribute financially to all these meals, placed an embargo on his activities by putting a padlock on the fridge and pantry cupboards. They could only be unlocked in exchange for chores performed around the house and getting out of bed before the crack of noon.

Etymology: Dishes (chore of washing crockery after each meal) & Dissidence (resistance/disagreement with existing rules/government;express opposition through action or words)

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Procignoration

Created by: PythianHabenero

Pronunciation: pro-kig-nor-ation

Sentence: His current procignoration is a professed inability to study for tests.

Etymology: "Procrastination" + "ignorance" with help from "proactive" and of course "-ation".

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Offaldodge

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: OF-UHL-doj

Sentence: At the first sign of any worthless rubbish, two-minute-old trash, household garbage or scraps of meat not worth getting upset about, offaldodging Bob would turn a whiter shade of pale. Ready to do all sorts of things and make numerous excuses to avoid any task he thought even a little unpleasant, this offaldodger thought that he fooled others. However, everyone quickly saw it as nothing more than an obvious offaldodge.

Etymology: OFFAL:waste parts,refuse,rubbish, garbage; inedible parts of a butchered animal DODGE: evade obligation by cunning, trickery.

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COMMENTS:

Well that's just awful. - Mustang, 2008-06-18: 08:10:00

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Empleon

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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Jobstruction

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

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COMMENTS:

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

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Incompedense

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: 1nkɑmpədəns

Sentence: Josh has shown in numerous ways that he is a smart kid. He has successfully completed a number of video games. His grades are good. But when his mom asks for assistance, he is the picture of imcompedense.

Etymology: incompetence (not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully) + dense (stupid)

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Workastallic

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: work/a/stall/ik

Sentence: A workastallic never runs out of excuses for putting off chores.

Etymology: workaholic + stall

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