Verboticism: Diagnosiree

'Are you sure that you don't have athlete's foot?'

DEFINITION: v. To have a medical condition or illness and yet continually deny it, even after your doctor has diagnosed it. n. A person who steadfastly refuses to accept a medical diagnosis or to follow the prescribed treatment.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: dy - ag - no - suhr - ee

Sentence: Delbert refused to accept any sort of determination of an existing ailment, choosing instead to be a diagnosiree, thereby avoiding having to deal with any sort of therapy.

Etymology: blend of diagnosis and the slang, 'nosiree'.

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Comments: Diagnosiree

Jabberwocky - 2008-04-09: 16:03:00

purpleartichokes - 2008-04-09: 16:19:00
Yep, very creative!