Verboticism: Dozennui

Dozennui

Created by: emdeejay

Definition: n., A semi-conscious state experienced by early morning commuters on a subway, bus or car. v., To mentally transport oneself in the opposite direction of which you are traveling.

Pronunciation: does on wee

Sentence: Not again! Poor Trevor missed his stop. He really wished they'd move the hospital closer to his apartment. The bouts of dozennui were really starting to limit his career options, not to mention cutting into his bagpipe practice time.

Etymology: Doze (to sleep, perchance to dream?) Ennui (this train trip is just so *tedious*)

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