Verboticism: Poncedelirious

'Well Doc, will I ever be young again?'

DEFINITION: v. To spend years and years wishing you could be young again, only to discover that it's actually happening, but not exactly as you imagined. n. The fear the you are getting so old that people will start treating you like a baby

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Poncedelirious

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: pons-du-leer-ee-us

Sentence: He had hoped the magic potion would make him feel 25 again, but instead he found himself poncedelirious and drooling within an hour.

Etymology: PONCE (from Ponce de Leon - the explorer looking for the fountain of youth) + DELIRIOUS (mental state characterized by confusion and agitation)

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Comments: Poncedelirious

Clayton - 2007-06-21: 11:08:00
I was hoping someone would make reference to Ponce de Leon.