Verboticism: Helpfool

'Dang! Missed again.'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone solve a problem only to make it worse... much worse. n. The satisfaction that comes from knowing you have done your best to help someone, even if it did not turn out as well as expected.

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Nosistance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no sis tants

Sentence: When Harry took the hammer to Sally's computer screen to eradicate a bug, she knew he'd be a nosistance. She was afraid to tell him that there was a fly in his jeans.

Etymology: No (negative, not at all) & Assistance (aid, help, allowing something to happen)

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Goodindentions

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: good in dent shuns

Sentence: Debugging Georgia's computer seemed easy enough until Roger whacked it with a sledge hammer. He had goodindentions, he just should have used the Raid.

Etymology: Good intentions (well meaning actions/thoughts) & Dent (an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

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Sanctifizzle

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: SANGK-tuh-FIZ-uhl

Sentence: Despite his best intentions Bob often stultifyingly sanctifizzled, turning mundane moments into sempiternal sagas of stress for others.

Etymology: Blend of SANCT, saint: informal, a person who always acts with great kindness towards others. < L sānctus sacred, adj; sancīre to consecrate, equiv. to sanc- (akin to sacer sacred. OE sanct. & FIZZLE: Informal, to fail ignominiously after a good start; a failure, fiasco;

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Deterioraid

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: dee-teer-ee-or-aid

Sentence: Things went from sublime to ridiculous when Jack showed up insisting on deterioraiding the party. Although his cooking was excellent, he had a grating personality which dampened any zest for celebrations.

Etymology: deteriorate (worsen) + aid (help)

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COMMENTS:

hehehe. knew his sister! - galwaywegian, 2009-02-02: 05:02:00

Good word...Jack's definitely a partly pooper! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:00:00

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Determinedator

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: de TER minned AE ter

Sentence: My determinedator boyfried lost the files off my computer, wiped clean my back-up drive when he tried to install it and then in a last ditch attempt he took my computer to a nearby repair service to retrieve what he had lost. That was when he had a car accident and pretty much finished off my computer so that nothing could be salvaged.

Etymology: DETERMINED:someone who has made a firm decision to do something TERMINATOR: the name of a movie which was associated with destruction; also someone who terminates TERMINATE: to end something or end the life of something

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COMMENTS:

De Terminator sure is a popular word in the etymologies so far this year - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:19:00

You'll be Bock! - Nosila, 2009-02-02: 20:07:00

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Helperskelpering

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: help er skel per ing

Sentence: The cousins thought they were helping the fun begin! To their surprise, all their helperskelpering was met with shrieks when the parents got home to a house turned upside down...

Etymology: From two words: to HELP and HELTERSKELTER or to leave in complete disarray

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COMMENTS:

Excellent creation! Wish you had done a sentence for us to enjoy, too. - silveryaspen, 2009-02-02: 16:24:00

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Dumbassistance

Created by: milorush

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Zealiadous

Created by: JamesDonovan

Pronunciation: Zeal ade i us

Sentence: Ja' Crispy was a little too zealaidious when attempting to fix my gutter.

Etymology: Zealous+Aid

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Helpfool

Created by: lizard

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COMMENTS:

artr Nice word. Give us a sentence. Earn more points. - artr, 2012-01-22: 09:22:00

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Contemptment

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: kənˈtɛm(p)tm(ə)nt

Sentence: George was so full of contemptment for his neighbours he just loved giving them a dig out, a generous helping of klutz pie was always on hand when George was around. Alas, by the time he was finished he needed an alias.

Etymology: A fusing of 1-contempt: a feeling of disrespect or scorn 2-contentment a feeling of inner peace and satisfaction

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