Verboticism: Disastorious

'This is going to be the closest shave ever!'

DEFINITION: v. To push yourself so hard to reach an impossibly high standard of perfection, that you undercut your own success. n. An impossibly high goal which practically guarantees failure.

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Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: di-sas-tor-ee-us

Sentence: Jonathan was going to be the world’s greatest novelist, but he could never get that first sentence right. So he would tell his friends his writing career was disastorious, hoping they would think it was something big... rather than something that was just very short.

Etymology: glorious + disaster

Points: 770

Comments: Disastorious

Nosila - 2009-08-19: 12:09:00
Novel word!