Word List / I :.
1. iconoblast (ī'kŏn'ō'blăst)
- a. (v.) To punctuate one's instant message with an excess of icons.
2. iconoblaster (ī'kŏn'ō'blăs'tər)
- a. (n.) One who iconoblasts on a frequent basis.
3. ID10T (ī-dē-tĕn-tē)
- a. (adj.) Describes a computer "error," which is really user incompetence. Commonly used in computer circles.
Example: "Yeah, Ms. Wormwood made an ID10T mistake."
4. ideality (ī'dē-ăl'ĭ-tē)
- a. (n.) Frequently the opposite to reality. A dimension only spoken of in textbooks and lectures, and yet, while greatly desired, never seems to be the case.
5. idiology (ĭd'ē-ŏl'ə-jē)
- a. (n.) Political dogma espoused by anyone whose intellectual credentials are derived solely from his experience in professional sports or the entertainment industry.
6. ifnik (ĭf-nĭk)
- a. (n.) Any person whose life, habits and thinking are constructed conditionally.
Example: Don't ask him what he's going to do. As a typical ifnik, he will give you a dozen "ifs."
7. IGMO (ĭg'mō)
- a. (n.) An ignorant person; abbreviated form of ignoramus.
- b. (acro.) I've Got My Orders. A rueful to matter-of-fact commentary by a person executing a decision of others that may not seem sensible to the speaker or addressee.
8. ignisecond (ĭg-nĭ'sĕk'ənd)
- a. (n.) The overlapping moment of time when the hand is locking the car door even as the brain is saying, "my keys are in there!"
9. ignoranus (ĭg'nə-rā'nəs)
- a. (n.) A person who's both stupid and an asshole.
10. ignorement (ĭg-nôr-mənt)
- a. (n.) The act or process of ignoring.
I hoped to receive forgiveness but instead was met with suspicion and ignorement.
Your son's continuous ignorement of his civil duties needs to be noticed and reprimanded.
The government shows the same ignorement towards human lives as towards human rights.
11. ignorimagrant (ĭg'nər-ĭm'ĭ-grənt)
- a. (adj.) A foreigner who doesn't know how to drive according to the local laws; a really bad driver.
12. illigence (ĭl'ə-jəns)
- a. (n.) The opposite of intelligence. The inability to comprehend.
Example: I provided Kathy with written instructions and she was still unable to complete the task. At that moment her illigence became obvious to everyone.
13. illiteration (ĭ-lĭt'ər-ā-shən)
- a. (n.) Any scattering of similiar sounds in sentences which are nonsensical, hence making them seem illiterate.
14. Ima (ī'mə)
- a. (contr.) I am going to.
Example: Ima buy that.
15. imaccentate (ĭm-ăk'sĕn-tāt')
- a. (v.) The act of subconsciously imitating the accent of the person to whom one is speaking, thereby causing the person to first become puzzled, and then slightly offended when they come to believe they are being made fun.
16. IMbiguity (ī-ĕm-bĭ-gyü'ĭ-tē)
- a. (n.) Ambiguity caused by the nature of instant messaging and its lack of tone, context, or other visual expressions.
17. imbourbonated (ĭm-bûr'bə-nāt'ĕd)
- a. (adj.) To be drunk on the mash.
18. imporntant (ĭm-pôrn'tnt)
- a. (adj.) Describing the type of documents that should be backed up prior to having work done on one's computer.
Example: I had to get all those imporntant astrology documents off my computer first.
19. impotience (ĭm'pō'shəns)
- a. (n.) Eager anticipation by men awaiting their Viagra prescription.
20. incentivize (ĭn-cĕn'tĭ-vīz')
- a. (v.) To provide an incentive for a particular behavior.
Example: If they don't want to clean the toilets, I will just have to incentivize the task.
21. indisuggestion (ĭn'dĭ-səg-jĕs'chən)
- a. (n.) Any entirely useless remedy for getting rid of gas, or indigestion; possibly through hypnosis.
22. inebrionics (ĭn-ē'brē-ŏn'ĭks)
- a. (n.) A nonstandard form of American English spoken by individuals under the extreme influence of mind altering chemicals, usually indigenous to certain stretches of sidewalks and public establishments.
23. ineptiphobia (ĭn-ĕp'tĭ-fō'bē-ə)
- a. (n.) An abnormal fear of being inept.
24. infinition (ĭn'fə-nĭ-shən)
- a. (n.) An infinite process of defining something that cannot be fully or precisely defined; an endless list of possible definitions.
Example: Certain fluid concepts in their emergent state are subject to infinition--infinite dispersal of their meaning--rather than to definition. To infine is to suggest the infinity of possible definitions of a certain term or concept and therefore to problematize its meaning and the possibility or the benefit of defining it. If definition circumscribes a specific conceptual area, then infinition releases the concept from restricting demarcations and places it in an indeterminate zone.
25. inflaminate (ĭn-flăm'ə-nāt')
- a. (v.) The instant reaction of something setting on fire.
Example: The bonfire inflaminated when the flame touched the gasoline.