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holidayitis - definition and synonyms

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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    sickness from not working for too many days in a row. Symptoms include an inability to focus, resistance to work, and an overwhelming urge to stay in bed.

    Her holidayitis was so acute this year that she returned to work in her bedroom slippers.

    Submitted by Kate from Georgia on 03/01/2012


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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