Verboticism: Diagnosuch

'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: die-ag-NO-such

Sentence: Wilbur refused to accept any sort of diagnosis of an existing ailment, and would declare it to be a diagnosuch, thereby avoiding having to deal with any fear or having to apply a remedy.

Etymology: blend of diagnosis and the term 'no such'

Points: 887

Comments: Diagnosuch

Nosila - 2009-05-28: 10:42:00
diagbolically good

mweinmann - 2009-05-28: 12:11:00
Wilburnished the art of denial.....good word.