Verboticism: Manumania

'I have to sharpen it?'

DEFINITION: An often debilitating condition characterized by compulsive, repetitive and obsessive reading of product documentation and warranties.

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Instruxation

Created by: Clay201

Pronunciation: In struc SAY shun

Sentence: When she smiled apologetically and nervously reached into the drawer to pull out the coffee maker manual for what must have been the twentyieth time, I knew she was suffering from instruxation.

Etymology: It's a combination of the words "instructions" and "fixation."

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Docuaddiction

Created by: swaizel

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Obserea

Created by: zagovorich

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Documentosis

coch000

Created by: coch000

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Stupdocness

Created by: svasiljeva

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Sentence: stupdocness is his usual condition for 3 days after buying a new thing

Etymology: stupid reading of documentation

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COMMENTS:

stupid reading of documentation - svasiljeva, 2006-12-17: 09:15:00

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Finitusprintitus

Created by: xpez2000

Pronunciation: fi-nigh-tus-prin-ti-tus

Sentence: Once I took a look at the directions for my IKEA crap, I had to go to bed because I could feel the finitusprintitus coming over me. Causing me to feel woozy and unmotivated to do anything...

Etymology: Fine - Print -itus

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Producrastinal

alecstevenson

Created by: alecstevenson

Pronunciation: Pro-duh-cras-tin-al

Sentence: He was so producrastinal about he stereo that it was still in bubble wrap after 3 weeks.

Etymology: Product + Procastination

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COMMENTS:

Alec, you are very funny! - wordmeister, 2006-10-19: 22:10:00

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Instruchosis

Carla

Created by: Carla

Pronunciation: in-struh-kO-sis

Sentence: His instruchosis left him unable to assemble even the simplest flat-pack furniture.

Etymology: From 'instructions' + 'psychosis'

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Documentia

Created by: Jabberwocky

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Sentence: Through his persistent reading of warranties, he was slipping further and further into documentia

Etymology: document + dementia

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Infophilia

alanmilner

Created by: alanmilner

Pronunciation: info-filia

Sentence: The older you get, the more you suffer from infophilia because the more you forget, the more you forget what you might have forgotten.

Etymology: the antonym of infophobia

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