Time, once again (though it has been a while), for New words to live by. This is a word or phrase not currently in use in the U.S. English lexicon, but might need to be considered. Other words, such as slug monkey, obsurd, crumpify, subsus, flib, congressed, tantrumony, and others, can be found by clicking on the tags below. Today’s New Word is created by taking two nouns and creating a new word. In this instance, the new word does not borrow from the names of the old words, but from their definitions. Without further waiting here is the new word: sycophantification.
Sycophant, n. fawning parasite; a self-seeking, servile flatterer.
-ification, suffix. forming nouns of action usually from verbs ending in -fy (such as simplification from simplify ). In this case making a noun of action from a noun.
Sycophantification, n. make a class or position of sycophants. Turning a place into one filled with yes men, boot lickers, fawning parasites. Example. The sycophantification of an office. Installing toadies in every position.
Used in a sentence: Noun. The White House is the land of sycophantification. Nobody who isn’t a servile flatterer or fawning parasite lasts long in his or her position.