THE OPEN DICTIONARY
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automatonify (verb) : to turn into an automaton; to become a person who lacks individuality and acts in a mechanical fashion
In order to be popular in high school, students will automatonify so they do not get picked on for being different.
Submitted by: Kimberly from Pennsylvania on Jun. 08, 2007 12:57
automuck (noun) : The slushy, dirty, disgusting muck that is created by automobiles traveling over snowy city streets.
Walking through the snow is fine, until I have to hop across the automuck at every corner.
Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Feb. 22, 2008 10:05
autonesia (noun) : Partial or total brain freeze of where you parked your car. Usually occurs when you wander into a parking lot with a clueless look on your face and just can't recall where you put "ole betsie" Happens most often at airports, shopping malls and amusement parks.
Harry and Mildred had a bad case of "autonesia" after searching the parking lot for 35 min. not knowing where they parked their car.
Submitted by: Tony Dennis from Minnesota on Jan. 25, 2006 15:15
autonomous vehicle (noun) : a vehicle that is controlled automatically rather than by a human driver
Toyota is one of several heavy-weight car manufacturers and technology companies researching autonomous vehicles. —www.bbc.co.uk, 04 Jan 2013
Submitted by: on Sep. 14, 2013 07:14
Autopathosice (adjective) : A self feeling of time. In accordance to feeling time
The phrase "I am old", is an example of an autopathosice. —Rick Sampsel, it came from an activity in my 10th grade english class. My teacher told us to make up a word, 10-17-05
Submitted by: Rick sampsel from Ohio on Oct. 17, 2005 18:35
autophobia (noun) : 1. fear of driving
Submitted by: Saeed Pourreza from Iran on Mar. 05, 2007 08:43
autophoby (noun) : Fear of one's self; fear of being egotistical
Other studies in the field of tribology are: autophoby in lubrication: a model for gear scoring; the age of fractures, "dynamic scanning" and the role of the amalgam in Leclanche cells. —Prof. Emeritus Lou Rozeanu, http://www.technion.ac.il/technion/materials/...
Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 28, 2006 19:32
(adjective) : One who is always combative and ready to take offense or pick a fight without even being consciously aware of it.
Because Sue was once again on autopilot adversarial, her response of a raised voice was completely predictable
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 25, 2006 11:26
autopopulate (verb) : to fill in information in a online form automatically
The computer will autopopulate your information to the forms once your phone number has been entered.
Submitted by: Tony Marshall from North Carolina on Feb. 23, 2012 11:54
autoresuscitation (noun) : the process of the body reviving itself after a catastrophic failure
Submitted by: daloy rosano from Philippines on Oct. 25, 2012 22:54
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