Verboticism: Latharengitis

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Created by: GreenBearAcademy




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Created by: BTornado14

Pronunciation: sis-e-SIC-ko

Sentence: Most people would call into work sick for a day of fun, but would fear being accused of being a sissysicko.

Etymology: a compound of sissy, someone who is not brave and sicko, a slang word meaning someone who is sick.

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Created by: currentlyinsolitude

Pronunciation: fli-gate

Sentence: When asked to sweep the floor, Jon flegated, and had to be rushed to the hospital.

Etymology: German

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Created by: misnomer

Pronunciation: Hi/po/le/thar/gee/ak

Sentence: The man was a hypolethargiac; the thought of visiting his in-laws caused George to come down suddenly with a very serious case of some obscure affliction.

Etymology: Hypochondriac; lethargy.

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Created by: Tesla

Pronunciation: moil-a-dee

Sentence: Bob suffered from severe moilady, breaking out in hives whenever laundry was mentioned.

Etymology: Moil + malady

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Created by: wysware

Pronunciation: take-par-ta-tack

Sentence: When asked to contribute I had a sudden takepartattack

Etymology: take part (join in; contribute) attack (coronary)

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wərkəlepsē

Sentence: Whenever the subject of chores comes up Ralph develops a strange condition where he instantly nods off. He has tried his protest that it is a medical condition called workolepsy. The only problem is that every time he makes an effort to explain, he dozes off.

Etymology: work (activity involving mental or physical effort) + Narcolepsy (a condition characterized by an extreme tendency to fall asleep whenever in relaxing surroundings)


:) - galwaywegian, 2010-12-07: 09:57:00


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Created by: janham

Pronunciation: lay-bore-a-syd

Sentence: John went into laboracide after he was told to do the dishes.

Etymology: labor-as in work a-just there to make it cooler cide-as in suicide

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Created by: beast

Pronunciation: un-en-too-she-ious

Sentence: That guy fell into unenthuscious at work yesterday.


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Created by: Fittefisk


Sentence: I'd rather be suilly!


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