hyperelongationism

hyperelongationism¬†(n.) The act of or a tendency towards hyperelongationising; adding pointless extensions to the end of a word in the hope of appearing smarterer. Particularly prevalent in legal circles which backs up my theory…

  • directionality => direction (CSI New York)
  • usurpation => usurping (from the US Declaration of Independence)
  • importation => import or importing
  • burglarized => burgled