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'Wait for the perfect pitch...'

DEFINITION: n. A willingness to wait, forever if necessary, for the perfect opportunity. v. To be excessively patient.

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Lassistence

Created by: PythianHabenero

Pronunciation: lass-iss-tense

Sentence: Joe knew that his lassistence would eventually win him the perfect snowflake, if he just stood there catching them long enough.

Etymology: "lassitude" + "persistence"

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Overdostoic

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: oh-ver-doh-stow-ick

Sentence: People sometimes wondered if Jim's placid acceptance in the face of life's onslaughts was motivated less by monastic zen, and more by an innate laziness and overdostoicism.

Etymology: overdose (an excessive amount) + stoic (one who is indifferent and free of passion)

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Trancepatience

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: transe payt iens

Sentence: his trancepatience was so effective, he had his own cpr team.

Etymology: trance patience

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Waitcient

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: WAIT shient

Sentence: "OUT"! Verbotsoxz players sought the perfect plays; ever waitcient over the unskilled pitches, their strikes and losses made them the undefeated defeated.

Etymology: WAIT with a hit of PATIENT.

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COMMENTS:

waitcients...the people in the doctors waiting room... - Nosila, 2009-10-06: 01:16:00

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Perfectopp

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation: Per-fect-opp

Sentence: I will perfectopp for the perfect pitch.

Etymology: Perfect oppertunity

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Opportimistic

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: op ur ti MIS tik

Sentence: Alan was opportimistic that this time he would find just the right work-from-home scheme. He considered it "job-hunting" when he was surfing the Web for ways to earn cash in his free time. And he had a LOT of free time now, since losing his job due to excessive time spent surfing the Web.

Etymology: opportunity + optimistic

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Pertunitous

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: per-tune-it-is

Sentence: Rachel was very pertunitous. She could wait forever for the perfect moment and opportunity.

Etymology: contraction of perfect and opportune

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Foreverbearance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: for ever ber ans

Sentence: Baseball had not been very, very good to Joe. He waited patiently for the perfect pitch. He should switch, he'd never get rich, he made others twitch, he'd get jock-itch, there was always a glitch and many thought that the hitch was because he was under the spell of a witch. But Joe had foreverbearance. Most people thought he should play hockey and be satisfied being a Toronto Maple Leaf instead. Afterall he'd be in good company waiting for a Stanley Cup win since 1967!

Etymology: Forever (for a limitless time) & Forbearance (good-natured tolerance of delay)

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Errornoia

Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: errornoia

Sentence: He was so trapped in errornoia that he never did not do nothing aka he did nothing or didn't do anything in his life.

Etymology: The fear to make errors. Error + Paranoia.

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COMMENTS:

this is good! - wordmeister, 2007-05-13: 13:56:00

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Supervirtuation

Created by: Bulletchewer

Pronunciation: soo-per-ver-chew-ay-shun

Sentence: The grandmasters' supervirtuation meant their pieces moving at no more than three squares per hour.

Etymology: Based on the proverb "patience is a virtue".

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Comments:

mplsbohemian - 2007-03-19: 10:42:00
This is the best batch of words I've seen yet. :)

wordmeister - 2007-03-19: 17:50:00
There so many good ones... But which one should I vote for? I'd like to zensist on a cialusmoment but I may have too much infinatience and succumb to preparalysis, or even aucoporence. Is this caseyatthebatititude, or just godotancy?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-05: 07:40:00
Hey Verbotomists, Great words last week. Nosila was the top player, but since she won "The Eyre Affair", the prize "Lost in a Good Book" goes to mrskellyscl. This week we are giving away Jasper Fforde's "The Well of Lost Plots". Be creative, and good luck to all. ~ James