Verboticism: Labourpained

'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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Effortaphobia

Created by: babel

Pronunciation: ef-fort-a-pho-bee-a

Sentence: Billy always felt a sudden rush of effortaphobia whenever the ironing board was near.

Etymology: effort + phobia

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Narcotasky

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Created by: librarian

Pronunciation: nar'co-tasky

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Etymology: narcolepsy + tasks

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Boreshock

Created by: akvoD3

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Sentence: After repeatedly being told to do his chores, Jenny suffered from boreshock.

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Deplayda

Created by: kostik

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Laboratose

Created by: gogogadget

Pronunciation: Lay-boor-a-toes

Sentence: When Sally's mother told her to finish her homework, a laboratose feeling swept over her, forcing her to continue watching LOST reruns.

Etymology: labor+comatose

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Flegate

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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Hindolbittern

Created by: Hindolbittern

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Pullasickia

Created by: deviant

Pronunciation: Pull-Ay-Sicky-aaah

Sentence: Internal inspection should be announced on the day of the inspection to invoid cronic bouts of pullasickia.

Etymology: From the pronunciation, to pull a sickie, taking time off work while faking illness usually to avoid an unpleasant activity or allow attendance of something more entertaining, like a few extra days on holiday or to cover for needing to do the dishes.

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Celaboraeger

Created by: Geekazoid

Pronunciation: hard c pronounce ke lAbor Ager (capitals are long vowels)

Sentence: I'm such a celaboraeger that when my mom wants me to do chores i pretend i'm dead

Etymology: noun verb is celaboraeging comes from the latin words cela : to hide laborat: to work aeger: to be sick

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Nochorism

Created by: Dormin87

Pronunciation: No-chore-is-um

Sentence: Bob suddenly came down with nochorism when it was time to take the trash out again.

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