telephonitis

noun
tel·​e·​phon·​itis | \ ˌteləˌfōˈnītə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of telephonitis

: marked fondness for or obsession with telephoning afflicted with the telephonitis … common to all teen-agers— J. S. Qualey

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History and Etymology for telephonitis

telephone entry 1 + -itis

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“Telephonitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telephonitis. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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