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Related to Writer's Block, this is when you cannot, for the life of you, pick up a book and read it. Sure, you may be able to read a paragraph or two, or maybe even a page, but you don't retain anything of what you just read or have the attention span and/or will to go on. This is common for those who have ADD, are in possession of garbage literature, or are just so exhausted from having to read so many books during school/college that reading anything else, even for pleasure, has become impossible. To those who love to read, this is worse than heart disease and cancer combined.
Eddie - Hey, man, I see you're reading McCarthy's The Road. Nice.

Nerdlinger - I'm trying to read it, but I got this damn reader's block! I'm 20 pages in but I don't remember anything. Fuck!

Eddie - Poor bastard.
by Our Van Ankle May 10, 2009
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A way of expressing that someone is sexually attractive. It is often used with irony or playfulness.

Comes from the verb “breed” which is to copulate with intent of bearing children.

For someone to be truly “breedable” they need to be fertile.
Anon: You are looking mighty breedable this fine evening, m’lady.
Stacy: Please don’t say that to me.
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Brad: Woh, you look submissive and breedable, Becky.
Becky: Wow, thanks. *sex*
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When reading a boring piece of literature, such as a school Biology textbook or assigned reading book for English, you seem to lose track of time and begin reading the same sentence over and over again, while absorbing none of it.
Anthony: Hey Callum, how do you think you did on the Bio test?

Callum: I think I did pretty bad, I had major reader's block last night trying to cram for the test.

Anthony: Man, I hate reader's block.
by Aivalleb September 15, 2009
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The inability to read a book or the impatience to read one.
Readers block often happens to people who read more than 5 books a month and they begin to get bored of reading them.

Readers block also happens conveniently when someone has to read a book for a school report.

Readers block also leads to extreme boredom with the unwillingness to do anything whatsoever.
Person 1 "I dont want to read the scarlet letter for english... I have readers block"

Person 2 "No you dont! You just want to play xbox"

Person 1 "I'd much rather stare at a wall."
by jkskk September 03, 2009
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When I don't have motivation to read anything.. when I don't feel like opening a book and smelling it's pages... when I have a huge list of books to read but I still don't read one
by Dummydum November 27, 2020
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The process of reading a piece of literature without remembering a word that you read. A moment in one's life where they cannot for the life of them bring themselves to pick up a book and read.
Guy 1: I love this book, it's so good! What are you reading, Guy 2?

Guy 2: I just read the first page of "To kill a mockingbird" and didnt comprehend a word. I must have Reader's Block.
by Mr.JamesGoudie May 28, 2009
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