Verboticism: Narcolazy

'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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Opusaphobic

Created by: galwaywegian

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Impossum

Trystera

Created by: Trystera

Pronunciation: im-PAHS-some

Sentence: Shortly after Sarah asked Bernard to mow the lawn, she found him bedridden, playing impossum.

Etymology: Possum: Latin verb meaning "to be able" Im-: prefix meaning "not" "playing possum" : a defensive tactic of pretending to be dead so that predators have no interest in attacking

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Failment

Created by: steev

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Choreoshakia

Created by: uzersk

Pronunciation: choro-shayk-iya

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Lazyassaphobia

Created by: ErinA

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Workondriac

Created by: Flixst

Pronunciation: wer-kon-dree-ak

Sentence: "He can't work because he's a workondriac

Etymology: work + hypochondriac

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Chorepox

Created by: lela2210

Pronunciation: chorh-poks

Sentence: He would have helped with the ironing, but he was struck by a crippling yet strangely short lived case of chorepox.

Etymology: chore: A small or odd job pox: A disease characterised by multiple skin pustules

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Taskophobia

Created by: kdhills

Pronunciation: tas-co-FO-be-ah

Sentence: taskophobia struck as soon as dishes were mentioned.

Etymology: task, -phobia

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Chronicworkapation

Created by: ChrisCarrk

Pronunciation: kronik-work-ah-pay-shun

Sentence: Suddenly, Bob had an attack of chronicworkapation and fell down to the floor!

Etymology: chronic + work

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Deathargic

Created by: Jhurk

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Sentence: "John became deathargic when asked to rake the lawn"

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