Saturday, June 9, 2007

Neologism of the Day

masochismo (mas-uh-chiz—moh, mæs ətʃɪzmoʊ)noun
gratification or pleasure gained from pain, deprivation, degradation, etc., inflicted or imposed on oneself, as a result of one's own strong or exaggerated sense of manliness, virility, or competence, esp. the tendency to seek this form of gratification by overscheduling one’s time.

Feel free to work into your everyday usage.


Peter said...

Great word! Patent it.

RJGibson said...

I thought if anyone would appreciate it, it would be you Peter. I was very proud of myself yesterday evening.