Verboticism: Motivapor

'Why did I come into this room?'

DEFINITION: n. The moment of loss, hesitation and confusion, which occurs when you enter a room and immediately forget why. v. To forget why you entered a room.

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Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: MOT i VAE per

Sentence: As soon as I walked into the room I experienced motivapor and spent the next fifteen minutes staring at the contents of the room hoping something would remind me of why I had come here.

Etymology: MOTIVE: reason, purpose for doing something VAPOR: a result of vaporization, something that can no longer be seen clearly but still exists

Points: 719

Comments: Motivapor

metrohumanx - 2009-01-13: 07:50:00
Great word, K-in- K! Certainly NOT vapid.

silveryaspen - 2009-01-13: 12:25:00
Has a vanished like a vapor ... that surreal quality. Very nice etymology and word.

galwaywegian - 2009-01-13: 12:59:00
well done!

mweinmann - 2009-01-14: 08:07:00
nicely done...