Verboticism: Lazeitis

'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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Shirkolepsy

Created by: Sissyphus

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Meg had a shirkoleptic fit after the beer was gone and it was time to carry the boxes downstairs.

Etymology: shirk(avoid duty) + lepsy(seizure)

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COMMENTS:

Good Word Siss! - wordmeister, 2006-12-13: 13:39:00

oxhead First time user here. I have to say, after seeing this word, I can tell I'm in the big leagues. It's a beautiful funny word. - oxhead, 2006-12-13: 17:22:00

erasmus top word. Hits the nail on the head. - erasmus, 2006-12-18: 07:07:00

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Aworkvoid

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: ah-werk-voyd

Sentence: Whenever big projects were on deck and his boss began to assign work, he began to plan his aworkvoid strategy. The next day he would announce to the team that he had strep throat, H1N1, and pneumonia all at once. Thus the 5 week absence began. Obviously when he came back to work all the projects were complete.

Etymology: avoid + work

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Fuster

Created by: Acostell

Pronunciation: fuhstir

Sentence: He fustered fain he were to injure his back sweeping the kitchen.

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Exactimentily

Created by: rkdekdms

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Lacksidasichondria

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Created by: jeremiahbritt

Pronunciation: lahk-sih-daiz-ih-kon-dree-ah

Sentence: As I lay pinned under the armoire, I wished Jane's lacksidasichondria hadn't convinced her she had spontaneously generated lupus.

Etymology: lacksidasical + hyperchondria

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Chorecoma

Created by: misterdoug

Pronunciation: 'chor kO-m&

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Spontyrigor

solsticesword

Created by: solsticesword

Pronunciation: sponte-rigor

Sentence: The man succumed to spontyrigor with a sudden fit of coughs.

Etymology: From spontanious meaning unexpected and rigor mortise, a phase of death.

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Lazyperform

Created by: 321JOS

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Sentence: All Spartans are lazyperform

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Mortifugaciousness

oxhead

Created by: oxhead

Pronunciation: I think the two words, mortify and fugacious, flow well into each other

Sentence: He's suffering a bout of mortifugaciousness.

Etymology: Latin...mors, mort: death fugax > fugacious: temporary

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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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