Verboticism: Instruxation

'I have to sharpen it?'

DEFINITION: An often debilitating condition characterized by compulsive, repetitive and obsessive reading of product documentation and warranties.

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Instruxation

Created by: Clay201

Pronunciation: In struc SAY shun

Sentence: When she smiled apologetically and nervously reached into the drawer to pull out the coffee maker manual for what must have been the twentyieth time, I knew she was suffering from instruxation.

Etymology: It's a combination of the words "instructions" and "fixation."

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