Panema – The antonym of marupiara. A person unsuccessful in hunting, fishing or any other endeavor. There are more than a dozen beliefs as to the cause of this state – panemice. Superstitions or not, beliefs further affect the sufferer who, due to autosuggestion, persists in doing a poor job of performing his tasks. On the other hand, it is a great stimulus for the unfortunate person to react and get out of trouble.