THE OPEN DICTIONARY
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apiaphobia (noun) : extreme fear of bees and wasps
Submitted by: Ray from Illinois on Dec. 30, 2005 10:18
Apistat (noun) : part of your body that lets you know when you are hungry or full.
My apistat didn't let me know I was full until it was too late. By that time I was uncomfortably full.
Submitted by: Cynthia Kauffmann from Indiana on Jan. 17, 2007 10:17
(noun) : The use of bees and their products for healing
Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 24, 2008 21:29
aplabathus (adjective) : [apla (simply) + bathus (deep)] : of or relating to something that is simply profound in thought or presentation
Submitted by: David Sharp, Jr. from Ohio on Apr. 28, 2008 10:23
apocaplectic (noun) : state of extreme agitation over the end of the world
"George became quite apocaplectic when he discovered that the genetically-altered virus targeted his genome." —Mig Living, March 28, 2003
Submitted by: mig from Austria on May. 16, 2007 03:17
apocolocynposis : The fear of turning into a pumpkin.
I am apocolocynposis. —Guy who is:, book, 9/11/07
Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 11, 2007 17:52
apodyopsis (noun) : the mental undressing of a person
She practiced her apodyposis on the rather alluring man standing on the opposite street corner.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 11, 2005 02:23
apologiate (verb) : To offer an apologia (in lieu of an apology)
To avoid lowering Myself in mine eyes I apologiate Instead of apologize. —n/a,
Submitted by: Steve Robinson from California on Sep. 07, 2007 13:50
apophenia (noun) : the experience of seeing patterns or connections in random or meaningless data
Anyone who sees evidence of a plan in the funding of science may be suffering from apophenia. —Klaus Conrad, What's New, Bob Park, 2/8/2008
Submitted by: James Norris from Colorado on Feb. 09, 2008 09:42
apoplithorismosphobia (noun) : The fear of deflation
Writing in the New York Times, Professor Paul Krugman exhibits the undeniable signs of apoplithorismosphobia. —Dr. Mark Thornton, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Winter 2003
Submitted by: Mark Thornton from Alabama on Mar. 22, 2006 17:08
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