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animal sentimentalism - A mental disorder in humans caused by years of viewing Disney movies without wearing a tin foil hat (Signs.) Victims assign human values to wild animals disregarding all logic and scientific evidence.

e.g., We found a lot of deer this spring starved to death. Unfortunately, the animal sentimentalists were feeding the deer so hunters wouldn't get them, without taking into account their metabolisms change as the natural food supplies change. The deer starved to death, with stomachs full of food. (True story.) | Every few years, some animal sentimentalist gets torn up by a bear or a deer during the rut. They think these animals are cute cartoons and they want to go and pet them, but nobody bothered to tell the animals to act that way.

submitted by Carlos Coutinho

animalification - A literary device. Used when attributing animal characteristic to something that is clearly not an animal - -similar to personification.

e.g., The author made great use of animalification in his novel.

submitted by Chelsea

anime - An image of a person done up to look like a character from an anime film, usually flattering.

e.g., Suzie's wicked blog featured flashing gifs, brave use of bright green and best of all, a customised AniMe that highlighted her killer bod.

submitted by Jenny - (www)

anime - To draw pictures in the style of Japanese animation.

e.g., You animed your picture very nicely, Kate.

submitted by John

anime hair - a spiky, physics-defying hairstyle evocative of the hairstyles usually worn by anime action heroes. May be caused by naturally unruly hair, sleeping on one's hair funny, or several cans of hair gel.

e.g., My alarm didn't go off this morning and I barely had time to grab breakfast, let alone take a shower, so of course I have anime hair today.

submitted by Shaduan

anime-hair - Extreme case of bed head in which hair defies gravity and all known normal shape, similar to anime cartoon characters.

e.g., Stan woke up again with anime hair and headed for the shower immediately.

submitted by Barbara Laff

anime-pretty - Refers to any male possessed of androgynous good looks to the point that others start to wonder whether he is not, in fact, actually female.

e.g., Oh, he's a guy all right. He's just anime-pretty.

submitted by Shaduan

animoid - A person who partakes of or has an affection for Japanese anime but is unsuccessful in apprehending anything that relates to anime or anything else from Japan.

e.g., My sister and her friend are complete animoids. They watch, attempt to draw, and read anime, but they haven't a clue.

submitted by Barry - (www)

animoticon - The super-cool animated emoticons found in Yahoo! messenger.

e.g., The best animoticon in Yahoo! messenger is \:D/, but for the others you have to know the secret codes found at the link provided. (ED. Errr, ummmm, what link?)

submitted by Dan

animutation - An animation of some kind that's gone beyond the realm of normalcy. Animutations normally are visuals to crazy Japanese songs and are intentionally rough around the edges. | A fanimutation is a nanimutation not created by neil Cicirega, but by fans of his animutations.

e.g., This animutation features Colin machrie as Batman. | My friend just submitted a fanimutation.

submitted by arik9 | Andy - (www)

aning - To be anally retentive.

e.g., Bob spent hours aning over the code in his webpage.

submitted by Kevin Kilgore

anjalistic - Innocent. Trusts everybody, at times unassumingly.

e.g., The girl anjalistically talked to him, unaware of his hitting on her.

submitted by sagar

ankle - To be of exceptionally low standing, approximately three feet below an asshole.

e.g., No, Chris's definitely lower than an asshole, more like an ankle.

submitted by commandline

ankle - (v.) To be fully (sometimes overly) prepared, such as being heavily layered before going out in the snow or rain, or packing two suitcases for an overnight stay somewhere. (Apparently from "ankylosaurus," an armored dinosaur.)

e.g., "Right: I've got on two pair of socks, shoes, overboots, long underwear, two flannel shirts, my coat, a parka, earmuffs, and a hat . . . I'm ready." "No, you're ankled. We're skiing, not climbing K2. Look at yourself! You can't even move." | "So, is Shirley gonna throw you out again just before the Superbowl?" "Yeah, every year; but this time, I'm ankled, man. . . . Ankled! I've already rented a short-term apartment with a wide-screen tv, and I've bought about $600 of groceries. I'm ankled!" "Yeah, but what if she realizes it's just some kind of "mars & venus" thing and forgives you?" ". . . oh, crap. She wouldn't do that to me, would she?"

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

ankle biter - Someone of little account, who criticizes others who are much better than she is. Like a little dog that barks and jumps around, trying to bite people's ankles.

e.g., Chris is the epitome of an ankle biter.

submitted by Wayne Hagood

ankle napkins - Your socks, when you need to wipe your hands and you don't have anything else to wipe them on.

e.g., John: (after sneezing into hands) Do you have any tissues? Beth: No, I'm out. John: Guess I'll use my ankle napkins.

submitted by Nick

anklebiter - Short people.

e.g., Look at the anklebiter over there.

submitted by h2obaby

ankles - Swell.

e.g., "How was your day?" "Just ankles, thanks."

submitted by Cara

ankulôsis - Stiffening of the joints; to crook, bend. From ankulos, crooked, bent. Stiffening of a joint as the result of abnormal fusion.

e.g., I am sorry, ma'am, but you have ankulôsis.

submitted by Dr. Gary Rothfeld - (www)

anna mossity - A woman who, against her will, is coerced into attending a dance, party, or other social event and is determined not to enjoy it. (ED. I laughed on seeing the word in the input queue. . . . Laughed out loud by the time I got to the end of the example. . . . And I laughed again on seeing it months and months later. That's one of the advantages of flagging entries with «ED.». This sort of entry might have had an influence on me -- my latest adopted internet identity: Bess Twit. I'm almost sure Bennett Cerf edited a book titled This is My Best Wit in the 1950s. It was one of the first books I ever bought, as publisher's overstock.)

e.g., Pal: Hey, you with the frown. I know you're one of the Mossity girls. Aren't you Anna? Anna Mossity?
Gal: Yep. That's right. And I know you're one of the Thead boys. Isn't your first name Shi?

submitted by Charlie Lesko

annat - And that. Used by ferals to complete a sentence that encompasses more than the speakers' vocabulary will allow her to express.

e.g., We went down to the library and it was full of books annat.

submitted by Aaron

annerban - To jerk someone around by contradicting yourself.

e.g., Rich: "I'm bored. Watch me use the annerban on Albert." Paul: "Sweet. This should be good." Rich: "Al, I made out with your girlfriend last night." Albert: "What?" Rich: "I didn't mean that, but I did." Albert: "What the hell!" Rich: "No, I'm kidding. Only I'm not." Albert: "I swear you better not do that again." Rich: "Okay, I won't. But seriously, I will."

submitted by natmac

annexecon - A reformed criminal whose MO was to break into outbuildings

e.g., When on hard times in the past Alan had resorted to breaking into many outbuildings. Putting his days as annexecon behind him he looked forward to a rosy future.

submitted by jonty Reason - (www)

annibler - In the context of weight loss, a person who makes access to snackfoods possible, practical, or easy -- the diet saboteur.

e.g., Despite my protests, my wife came home from the supermarket with potato chips, pretzels, cake, cookies and ice cream. I asked her, "What are you, some kind of annibler?"

submitted by Mitchel Yerzy - (www)

annie audix - The woman who is the voice behind the popular Audix (TM) Voice-mail system.

e.g., Annie Audix told me I have 17 new messages.

submitted by Ben

anniverse - (n.) The several plans, variables, and schedules involved in any celebration of an event in the past (i.e., an anniversary, a memorial, vel cet.), especially when the planned festivities are elaborate or complex.

e.g., "I've got all the flowers! They'll be here at 2130 tomorrow." "Okay, so that's the flowers, the caterer, the chairs and the tables---...what are we forgetting? Oh! The band! Shoot! Eddie! ..." "Wow---I had no idea this was such a busy anniverse."

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

anniversorry - The act of apologizing for a forgotten anniversary. It is usually accompanied with presents, preferably jewelry that sparkles with diamonds.

e.g., Julie: What a wonderful bracelet! I though your anniversary was last weekend. Ann: It was. This is my anniversorry present since Jose forgot our 10-year anniversary.

submitted by Tolu

annivorcery - (n.) The anniversary of one's divorce. [I don't recall the movie or series I heard this in, but it sounded very pseudo to me.]

e.g., Madison is weird: she just spent all day celebrating her annivorcery ... with her ex!

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

annoilerate - To render otherwise perfectly good food completely inedible by deep frying and serving undrained, usually in Scotland.

e.g., My good man, this Scotch Pie has been annoilerated. It is ruined. It is an ex-Scotch Pie. It is wholly unfit for eating and I demand a full cash refund forthwith.

submitted by Miles Gavin

announciation - Texan or Czech for pronunciation.

e.g., She's always using the wrong announciation.

submitted by John Booth, Jr.

annoxication - Making it through hard times in your life, but not bragging about it or showing off that you did it but feeling self-accomplished and knowing that you did it.

e.g., Her annoxication is what made her the person she is today.

submitted by jay

annoyeristic - one who has a habit of being "annoying" in a teasing manner, one who is enjoys good natured jokes

e.g., I have a habit of being annoyeristic.

submitted by IceHawk

annoygravating - Combo of annoying and aggravating, used to describe someone or something that transcends both.

e.g., Telemarketers are perhaps the most annoygravating people of all.

submitted by McG

annoying compulsive disorder - ACD is characterized by the effect that you have on others. Technically, it's not the person with ACD but everyone else around her who suffers. Here are some of the symptoms: 1: Detrimental effect on your central nervous system -- those with ACD get on your nerves. 2. Affect your urinary output -- they piss you off. 3. Affect your vocal level whenever they operate their temporal mandibular joint -- they make you want to scream every time they open their mouths.

e.g., If you repeatedly have doors slammed in your face, or if your phone calls are consistently terminated without a "goodbye," you may be the cause of suffering from ACD.

submitted by Gayle Hurmuses - (www)

annoysibantileave - A sibling who is always near you and won't go away.

e.g., Yes, he is my annoysibantileave.

submitted by Stephan

annsessive - Obsessive to the point of being annoying.

e.g., Chris is way too annsessive about Sam.

submitted by Sam

ano - Something you sit on.

e.g., The ano was covered with clothes.

submitted by September 7th English

anomalyzic - To analyze anomalously. To be anomalous analytically.

e.g., Chris' a bit anomalyzic; she seems to examine only the portions of things which suit her, and then once she's had her fill, she often discontinues the course until some random time she chooses.

submitted by steve zihlavsky

anonamuse - Humorous word, phrase, saying from a forgotten or unknown source.

e.g., "Did you make that joke up yourself?" "No, actually, it was an anonamuse."

submitted by Geoff

anonymize - The removal of all distinguishing characteristics in a person or thing, for example a strip mall. To make anonymous.

e.g., This area of the city has been anonymized.

submitted by nicholas paredes

anonymize - To make someone or something anonymous.

e.g., Glenn didn't want to be recognized, so he anonymized himself by wearing a fake beard.

submitted by Matt Vines

anonymousity - Expressing hatred or anger in a secret or covert way.

e.g., The anonymousity of the perpetrators is what disturbed me the most.

submitted by tr kerth

anoraksia - An eating disorder sufferred by trainspotters and geeks.

e.g., Nigel spent so much time collecting train numbers that his mum, Ethel, was worried he would contract anoraksia.

submitted by jonty Reason - (www)

anotartive - To be overly ignorant and obnoxious; stupid.

e.g., Chris has this tendency to be anotartive. Oh, you've noticed it, too.

submitted by Charlie Benson

anotherwhere - This is a word that should be used instead of "somewhere else" to add dramatic effect and a bit more mystery to the unknown destination. This sense of unknown should be portrayed in the way this word is said, a pause before saying is a good effect.

e.g., I don't think I'll go to the show this year for New Year's Eve; maybe I'll go . . . anotherwhere.

submitted by Rob Cohen

anotherwise - In some other way, in an alternative manner -- you may choose to try a different approach or path.

e.g., If boring straight through the Earth does not work to more quickly deliver excellent Chinese goods to American people eagerly awaiting arrival of same, solution will then have to be anotherwise.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

antagoggolin - Diagonal.

e.g., Go across the field antagoggolin. It will be the shortest route.

submitted by Jim - (www)

antagonista - bobjuliano's journal: "A person compelled to create antagonism and crisis politics in a group. Said person is known to constantly indulge in rumors, witch hunts, insults, and flaming."

e.g., Why is Chris chrissified in so many examples? Because she's an antagonista, that's why. She deserves all the negative references to her . . . the bitch.

submitted by HD Fowler - (www)

antarial - Combo of antenna and arial.

e.g., Adjust the antarial to get better TV reception.

submitted by Eric Hensen

antecipation - Akin to the French "esprit de l'escalier" or the German "treppenwitz," the word for a carefully planned expression or comeback which one screws up at the last possible second.

e.g., Neil Armstrong meant to say "... one small step for a man," but under the influence of antecipation said "... one small step for man" instead.

submitted by PPM - (www)

antecrastination - Acting after it's too late.

e.g., He was guilty of antecrastination and missed the boat.

submitted by S. Berliner, III - (www)

anteloped - Ever want to convey the sense of something moving like a prancing pronghorn, but without all the funny looks when you say "like a prancing pronghorn"? Then anteloped is the word for you

e.g., The dog sat up and anteloped out of the dining room into the kitchen.

submitted by Adam R. Lee

antepenultimate - “I have always liked the sound of penultimate. It is fun (and a bit pretentious) to use, but antepenultimate is even more so. In addition, although I would choose ‘third from last’ for the item preceding the next-to-last item, I have encountered multiple people who call the item before the next-to-last one the ‘second-to-last’ one. That gives me the excuse of using antepenultimate in order to eliminate any ambiguity.”  
From My Favourite Word, it refers to the thing that precedes the penultimate thing: third from the end. I have no idea why, but I thought the word prepenultimate existed. And so it shall. My Favourite Word is definitely wort a visit. You can take this link to get there. Why not twist someone's favorite and make it one of our favorite words? Folks do that all the time.

e.g., I wonder how long it will take before this is the antepenultimate entered into the pd? | The thing before the antepenultimate thing would then be the preantepenultimate thing, would it not?

submitted by [Charlie Livingston] - (www)

anteprimanova - /an tee prime uh no vuh/ Prior to the initial "Big Bang" which resulted in our Universe; where a purported pin point "went nova" and filled our space with expanding energy and matter.

e.g., E.Y.E. don't remember much from anteprimanova time, but surely it must have been satisfactory in every respect, dark and cool and supremely restful.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

antherplatz - (n.) 1. a chicken coop; 2. a room full of cubicles; 3. a place filled with available members of the opposite sex. [a false germanic version of anthropos platonos "plato's man." The philosopher Plato defined "man" as "a featherless biped"; Demosthenes, another philosopher, plucked a chicken and called it "plato's man."]

e.g., I'm selling all the birds in my antherplatz and raising horses instead. | I'm tired of the antherplatz; I want an office!

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

anthropologetic - Feeling remorseful about the elimination of a culture.

e.g., After burning the Shilakkalak tribe out of their homes, the explorer felt a bit anthropologetic.

submitted by matt

anthropomaximologist - One who studies, maximizes, and enhances the human experience. A coach.

e.g., I have been a practicing cultural anthropomaximologist for the past thirty years. I assist humans in being all they are capable of being.

submitted by Linda Starr

anti claus - (Also known as "Bills!Bills!Bills!" "Repo," "Hock," and "Deferred Interest"; n.) The emaciated, chartreuse-clad, sneering goblin that comes around after Christmas (repeatedly) to extort money from you for the gifts Santa brought to you as well as those you may have purchased for family and friends. He does not bring gifts down the chimney, but shoves savings down the toilet. And as he disappears in his (repossessed) Maserati, you'll hear him exclaim, "If you have already paid what you owe, please disregard me, and thank you for your payment."

e.g., "Wow, man, you look awful. What's wrong?" "It's Anti Claus: I found him siphoning funds from my paycheck yesterday." "Ouch." "Yeah, tell me about it. I did some checking---" "You mean you did some credit carding." "Don't be funny. Anyway, I checked my acounts: I don't know how I can possibly keep up the payments." "That's bad. Can I help?" "You mean it?" "Sure I do: that's what friends are for, man." "You could return the big screen tv I bought you." "... ... Wow, man, Anti Claus, huh? Good luck with that. I gotta take this call." "Wait! you said---" "I really gotta take this, man. It's my woman: I told her she could watch chick flicks on my big screen tv!" "But---" "Look, I give it back to you in my will." "Gee, thanks. I guess I could exercise my option to give Anti Claus and arm and a leg ...."

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

anti-bee - A person who is opposed to the use of silent b's in spelling words. Are they there just to separate the wheat from the chaff in spelling bees? Has notning to do with Aunt Bea on The Andy Griffith Show.  
The first word I ever misspelled in spelling class was "missed" -- because my classmate Loretta wouldn't define the word for me so I'd know whether the word was "missed" or "mist." Stayed in at recess afterwards to go over the next day's spelling lesson -- the first time I had ever studied spelling.  
codebtor codebtors debt debtless debtor debtors debts doubt doubtable doubted doubter doubters doubtful doubtfully doubtfulness doubtfulnesses doubting doubtingly doubtless doubtlessly doubtlessness doubtlessnesses doubts indebted indebtedness indebtednesses misdoubt misdoubted misdoubting misdoubts overindebtedness overindebtednesses oversubtle redoubt redoubtable redoubtably redoubts subtle subtleness subtlenesses subtler subtlest subtleties subtlety subtly undoubtable undoubted undoubtedly undoubting unsubtle unsubtly

e.g., I'm an anti-bee -- and have been since about second grade when I first encountered the word doubt. And enunciated the bee sound on first reading it: duh-boot.

submitted by HD Fowler

anti-cementic - A cement bigot.

e.g., Ron Paul is an anti-cementic who would not defend us against the real dangers of radical islam.

submitted by HD Fowler

anti-deja vu - "It was on the tip of my tongue." Used when you forget what you were going to say.

e.g., Mr. Graham asked a question about a second possible solution to the math problem, and Kea raised her hand to give the clever response she had come up with. Unfortunately, by the time Mr. Graham called on her, all Kea had to say was, "Dang it. Anti-deja vu."

submitted by Kea

anti-magogophone - The opposite of something.

e.g., This is the complete anti-magogophone to their assertion.

submitted by shane

anti-miracle - Something that happens by some quirk of fate, but is bad instead of good. Similar to a miracle, but has a bad effect.

e.g., If by some anti-miracle the presentations are fast and I end up presenting today, I'll shoot myself in the face.

submitted by Dave

anti-neopets - The organization originally founded by Neobuks and Mae Noelle to cast the downfall of This has since been taken into two other eras. As of February 14, 2005, it is in the 2nd era. The current leader is Tezeti, and the co-leaders are Blackdove, Rodentberry, and Nemmy. Invented by Neobuks and Mae Noelle at an unknown date

e.g., Billy saw a website about Anti-Neopets, and wondered who would want to destroy such a good website.

submitted by Nemmy - (www)

anti-safe - (ant-eye-say-f). Descriptive word used when proclaiming that something is not all that great.

e.g., "Paul, they're towing your car!" "Anti-safe!"

submitted by Richard Linney

anti-socializer - One who is very outgoing but makes the people around her uncomfortable and anti-social.

e.g., I realized that Mr. Moon was an anti-socializer when he fingered his nose and absentmindedly wiped the goldmine on my sleeve; nonethess, I was captivated.

submitted by Todd _merely_bored_U_C

anti-swearing table - The Anti-swearing table. Warning: If you are shocked by obscenities in print, you may not like this passage. (ED. If you want to see the rest of what's in this field, you'll have to do a View Source.)

e.g., I hope you editors trying to keep things clean enjoyed this anti-swearing table from star651, several-month contributor to the Pseudodictionary.

submitted by star651

antiacoustication - 1. The suppression or cancellation of sound wave antinodes through the introduction of an equal, but opposing (inverted) sound, thereby creating silence or reducing wave amplitude. 2. The complete or partial suppression of sound by any means without manipulation of the source.

e.g., I have an antiacoustication device in my room which generates silence through the introduction of inverted sound waves.

submitted by Sammers

antibelli - Against war.

e.g., Is the Peace Corps antibelli?

submitted by Alex Cordner

anticalamitible - Propensity towards being docile and unexcited.

e.g., Don't bother trying to get Steve riled up; he's totally anticalamitible.

submitted by steve zihlavsky

anticipassion - A combination of anticipation and passion: The anticipation that comes with a passionate situation.

e.g., Walter's in total anticipassion of finally meeting his online dream woman.

submitted by Dylon Whyte

anticipatious - Combination of anticipate, anxious, and nervous.

e.g., Nick was anticipatious about going sky diving. A little nervous and anxious, but excited at the same time.

submitted by Nick Sullivan

anticipointment - A greatly awaited event that turns out to be a fizzer.  
Rico Mossesgeld: "Anticipointment, as Berkeley, California, editor Hank Roberts explained in an online computer conference, is a word coined 'to describe [the feeling one gets on] always finding that, just as the techie-toy I've been dreaming about getting for six months has become affordable, there's something so much better on the horizon that I guess I have to wait just a bit longer.'"  
Nancy Friedman: "Anticipointment: High expectations followed by a letdown; a portmanteau of 'anticipation' and 'disappointment.' According to legend, the word was coined in the 1960s by a Los Angeles ad agency that used it as the punchline of a holiday card whose outside read, in paraphrase: 'At this time of year, just one word sums up the feeling in all of our hearts.' Now used for any instance of media or technology hype.  
(I read the ad-agency story years ago and have been unable to corroborate it. Anyone?)" | The emotional state of being which results from a highly anticipated event not turning out as well as expected.

e.g., For some, Y2K was an event of great anticipointment, especially if you were holed up in a shed in the desert surrounded by cans of Spam. | I was really looking forward to that movie. How could that many stars make such a bad film. Talk about anticipointment.

submitted by Mark Allen | John Bray - (www)

anticlock - Any device which obstructs the ability to measure and perceive time.

e.g., My wife's towel acted as an anticlock, whereas it completely blocked my view of the clock.

submitted by Sammers

anticloudblaster - A powerful portable particle beam device that blasts huge holes in the clouds overhead.

e.g., The anticloudblaster is great for picnics, ballgames, sunlight ,and a piece of blue sky.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

anticonstitutionnellement - Anticonstitutionally. A French word that I want to put in an English dictionary, the longest non-technical word in French.

e.g., I do not know about those anticonstitutionnellement.

submitted by Le Chat 90(lespoils90)

anticonsume - 1. To abstain from eating or drinking something that is almost finished out of fear that one will have to throw away the container, or replace the food anddrink consumed. 2. To abstain from eating or drinking something that is almost finished, so that someone else will eventually consume it, dispose of any containers, and replace it if it calls for replacing.

e.g., I decided to anticonsume the milk when I discovered that it was almost finished.

submitted by Sammers

anticrastinate - (v.) 1. To refuse to put something off, even if there is no hurry in completing it. 2. To prepare long in advance.

e.g., "Hey, you wanna shoot some hoops with us?" "No, I've got Christmas shopping to do." "Christmas shopping?! In May?! That's overdoing anticrastination pretty bad, don't you think?"

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

anticuse - To imply that someone is innocent of something of which he is accused.

e.g., The defense team did everything to anticuse their defendant.

submitted by Ty Evans

antideluvian - Antedeluvian is before the flood. Antideluvian is against a flood.

e.g., Frank's house is on the coast and he is antideluvian.

submitted by Frank J. Mandriota

antidenim - Any fabric that isn't denim.

e.g., Check out her new antidenim skirt.

submitted by Krowbar

antidisestablishmentaryanism - Opposition to the Nuremberg trials. | The word is already in the pseudodictionary with a humorous definition. This additional definition takes it to be a synonym for Dominionism: the movement that seeks to preserve the establishment of a white-supremacist Christian domination of the political system.  
The word should not to be confused with "antidisestablishmentarianism." To use one of these words in place of the other is to make one of the (rare?) long multi-letter word errors (ytpos that are words) in the English language.

e.g., Antidisestablishmentaryanism is one of the two longest words in the English language and is coming back into vogue in light of the resurgence of skinheads. | Although apparently multi-racial, the TEA Party movement seems to be antidisestablishmentaryanism.  
Also, see the 2008 poem "Termination; Ny Antidisestablishmentaryanism'' apparently authored by UpsAndDowns and published at as entry 58664. The poem uses it as part of a crypto-racist expression of love.

submitted by S. Berliner, III | Mario Bourgoin - (www)

antidonaphobia - The fear that when solicited for a donation that failing to contribute will increase one's risk of contracting the disease or condition being funded.

e.g., Bob was not really philanthropic, but his antidonaphobia compelled him to contribute to the American Cancer Society every time he was solicited.

submitted by Michael Katz

antidressant - The one kid who either goes to school in regular clothes on Halloween when everybody else is wearing a costume, or vice versa.

e.g., Matt was last year's antidressant. I laughed so hard when he came into class late wearing a tuxedo.

submitted by Duncan

antientrophilia - 1. Love of the process of ordering. 2. Love of order. From the Greek roots en-trop, in transformation.

e.g., "The problem with the marriage wasn't simply that she wanted forks and spoons in separate slots, it was that she took neatness to the neurotic level of antientrophilia; order and structure were the 'til death do we part' of her marriage vows."

submitted by Gerre Guerrant

antifortuitous - Unlucky.

e.g., The gambler had an antifortitous streak in Vegas.

submitted by George Levy

antiganda - (n.) Propaganda designed specifically to attack the character, provenance, utility, propriety, morality, and/or goals of some person (as in a campaign), social group, religion, or race.

e.g., “Does it seem sometimes that political campaigns are nothing but antiganda anymore?”

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

antiglutable - For something that is said, done, or even thought of where the person who said, did, or thought of it is bound to get his or her ass kicked for it.

e.g., It's fine for women to compliment each other on their physical features but the same words become antiglutable when a man says them to another man. OK . . . most of the time.

submitted by MD Caruso

antigrammer - (n.) 1. Someone who writes viruses; also, antithetically, 2. someone who writes antivirus software. (Derived from "programmer.")

e.g., "He's usually here most of the night working on stuff, but I'm not sure what." "So, we don't really know whether he's a programmer or an antigrammer, do we?"

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

antilesbitest - A test taken by two people of the same sex, could be two men or two women, to find out if they're gay or not.

e.g., Could you imagine? The footage shown on TV made it look like a random female substitute teacher and a random female student were doing the dances a little bit different than normal. Maybe there was an antilesbitest or something.

submitted by star651 - (www)

antimas - Anti-Christmas. Afraid to say "Merry Christmas" for fear of excluding someone.

e.g., So many government bureaucrats have become antimas, that it's now spread to the workplace bureaucrats as well. At work we now have to say, "Happy holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas."

submitted by Trebor

antimasterpiece - Art produced to go directly into the waste receptacle.

e.g., As an artist, it really bothers me to see in boutiques, shoppes, and fairs all the antimasterpieces that are stamped out in factories crowding out the works of those that put some thought into each product of her imagination.

submitted by steve zihlavsky

antipastarian - A person who is morally oposed to pasta.

e.g., Graeme will not eat pasta because of his antipastarian beliefs.

submitted by Ian Morrison

antipathic - Against feeling, heartless.

e.g., He was antipathic to her.

submitted by Adrian Hobbs

antiphany - A sudden realization or revelation that is very stupid. |

On behalf of Kyle 1: The sudden realization that a vexing problem or puzzle has no solution. 2: The realization that the elusive meaning one has been searching for in a challenging work of art or literature does not, in fact, exist. 3: The realization that the answer one has been looking for is what the individual has consciously known all along. . . . {Example:}This revelation put me in mind of another antiphany I experienced some years ago. In high school I participated in forensics, and one year I competed in the poetry interpretation event. For my reading selection, I chose "The Hollow Men" by T.S. Eliot. My forensics coach always praised my interpretation of it, and thought I demonstrated an excellent understanding of the poem. I always thought I was a fraud, because I really didn't understand much of the poem. Again, I thought it was full of mysterious symbolism that was beyond my grasp.

e.g., I had an antiphany that Mario the Plumber is this generation's new Popeye the Sailor, man.

submitted by BigAssFries - (www)

antiprime - To be the first one stopped by a red light or other means to control any type of traffic.

e.g., I always rush through the yellow light since I hate to be antiprimed.

submitted by MD Caruso

antiprostyle - Said of a person hesitating and undecided between not doing or doing something: for it and at the same time against it, a situation which characterizes a lot of people.

e.g., 1. Ramona is a veritable example of antiprostyle, in the same time she wants to not go and to go to see the movie. 2. More beautiful things could take place in society if antiprostyle would be abandoned.

submitted by Tatomir Ion Marius, poet

antipseudolexicographicationally - Adverb, in the manner of one opposing the inclusion of a suggested word.

e.g., The Review Committee convened to consider the latest suggestions. "I think we should reject 'turdlet,'" said Paul. "It seems to me to be overtly scatological," he added, antipseudolexicographicationally.

submitted by Colin Taffel

antisaginarian - From Latin. Anti: against or opposed to. Saginare: to fatten up. A meddlesome individual who feels compelled to lecture you about your weight, usually in public, in piercing tones, and at the most inconvenient times.

e.g., Antisaginarians are fond of delivering denunciations in the grocery store: "Ben and Jerry's? Dear, don't you think you should be getting rice cakes instead? I mean, you are awfully large, aren't you?"

submitted by Amanda Faulkenberry

antiscurvies - Green vegetables, or limes, for avoidance of scurvy.

e.g., No desert until you eat your antiscurvies.

submitted by spongeboy

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