Verboticism: Contradoctory

'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: mweinmann

Pronunciation: con - trah - dok - tur - ee

Sentence: Roger was always contradoctory... No matter the diagnosis, he always knew better and did not accept test findings or expert opinions. One wondered why he bothered to seek medical care at all.

Etymology: contradictory, doctor

Points: 1055

Comments: Contradoctory

Nosila - 2009-05-28: 10:44:00
Because he can only get prescriptions from his doctor...same reason many people go to their doctor! Good Word!

artr - 2009-05-28: 11:50:00
Great word!

mweinmann - 2009-05-28: 11:56:00
Mystery solved, Nosila.....the prescriptions of course!! Thanks...

Mustang - 2009-05-28: 18:42:00