I routinely will verbify nouns or nounify verbs to create words that seem like they should exist. The problem being that I think about the world more like an architect so everything should be structural in nature – american english is most definitely not this! So I’m creating a list of words that I personally believe should exist to increase their presence on the internet until Google adds them to their dictionary.
Definition: Convert a word in it’s present form into a verb.
Past Tense: verbification.
Example: When you verbify “concrete” (solid) you get “concretize” (to make solid).
Definition: Convert a word in it’s present form into a noun.
Past Tense: nounification
Example: When you nounify “concretize” (to make solid) you get “concrete” (to be solid).
Definition: To make concrete (the verbification of concrete).
Past Tense: concretized
Example: The design was concretized last month.
Definition: The amount of pedantry (how pedantic something is).
Example: The pedanticness/pedantcy of that comment was way over the top…
Definition: The act of assenting to a topic.
Example: We’re good with this plan, right? … Silence is assention, moving forward.