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'I need to feel sexy again! Give me Britney's abs!'

DEFINITION: v. intr., To compensate for emotional rejection by trying to change one's appearance through aggressive dieting, exercise and/or plastic surgery -- common among aging divorcees.

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Abpolish

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ab/poll/ish

Sentence: The only way to abpolish her demons and win back her self esteem was to throw herself wholeheartedly into sculpting a new physique.

Etymology: ab (as in abdominal) + polish + abolish

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Anuddergudun'! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:02:00

I must abpologize - I found this one tough so I had to milk it for all it was worth - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 10:35:00

Abpolish doesn't have the snarky pejorative connotations. Yours is best! - skeeterzirra, 2007-09-20: 14:23:00

Sure was a tough one. Abfab Jab! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-20: 17:46:00

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Rejectionperception

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: ree-jek-shun-per-cep-shun

Sentence: Man, your rejectionperception is really showing. You didn't have those pecs yesterday, and you were bald until the day before that. Man, get some therapy, or a woman, before there's nothing original of you left.

Etymology: Rejection, (refuse, dismiss.) Perception, (sensing, being conscious of or way of seeing things.)

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Modimagefy

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: mod-im-ij-fy

Sentence: Jeb shouldn't have modifmagefied his body to look like Britney, as she had also modimagefied herself to look like Madonna, but was unsuccessful.

Etymology: modify + image

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Dumprove

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: dum-proov

Sentence: After the divorce, Bert decided he needed to dumprove his image. He lost his unibrow with the help of Nair, but his beach-ball belly was going to need drastic surgery.

Etymology: dump, improve

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I thought the unibrow was fashionable again. Hmmm... Great word! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:12:00

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Rejexsery

Created by: WordSlammer

Pronunciation: Re-jeck-sir-ee

Sentence: The guy had Rejexsery after the divorce

Etymology:

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Sadapt

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sad apt

Sentence: After his wife of 20 years dumped him for the pool boy,Kevin decided to enjoy himself and adapt a swinging bachelor lifestyle. His after-work beer therapy sessions gave him a much larger girth than before and his attempts to sadapt to the hedonistic life,made his fsvourite song, "The girls get prettier at closing time..."

Etymology: Sad (bad; unfortunate) & Adapt (make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose)

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Transfigurence

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: trans-FIG-yur-ence

Sentence: Following a messy divorce that included a great deal of harsh criticism about his 'sagging' appearance, Martin began a rigorous program of transfigurence, and finding a great deal of success with his efforts has become a real hunk and is in great demand in the dating game.

Etymology: Based on the word 'transfigure' (vt. transform outwardly and usually for the better)

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Superfacial

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: Su - per - fae - shul

Sentence: Nancy was in her 40s and newly single, so she made her appointment at the clinic to be superfacialled.

Etymology: Superficial - Facial, or other means of rejuvenation

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Transfigurize

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: tranz - FIG - yur - ize

Sentence: After a messy divorce with lots of criticism being aimed at his 'sagging' physique, Brandon decided it was time for him to transfigurize and to remold his body to a shape and condition he'd had many years earlier.

Etymology: Based on the word 'transfigure', (to change in outward form or appearance; transform)

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Mendorphins

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: men dohrr finns

Sentence: She started to feel good about herself after the first 10k, the mendorphins kicked in as she saw the guys in the mirror checking out her tush

Etymology: endorphins, mend, men

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Spreen

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: SPREEN

Sentence: Harsh words from Roxie and a glance in the mirror was enough to spreen Bob into a strict dietary regimen and a strenuous fitness program. Furthermore, he planned to re-assessed his progress every September; it was, I guess, a personal "Spreenclean."

Etymology: Blend of SPURN & PREEN. Cognates: Spreenie .n; Spreeny adj.

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Tartificialing

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: tahrt-uh-fish-uhl-ng

Sentence: Bill was tartificialing to impress Monica who was the new girl in the office. But Ken, a guy in the office, became suspicious of Bill's self improvement.

Etymology: tart - (garish,overdone ex. to tart up ones appearance.) + artificial + ing

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I wonder if he achieved that look with tartificial sweeteners - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 10:53:00

I hope Bill's not a tartificious tataram! (A foolish old man,esp one with sex on his mind- Rasta slang (1930) - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-20: 17:51:00

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Dumpensate

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: dum pen sayt

Sentence: He dumpensated by joining a gym for the jilted.

Etymology: compensate, dump

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must be getting to the end of the summer - welcome back - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-20: 11:35:00

Welcome Back, galwaywegian...dumpfounding word! - Nosila, 2008-08-20: 23:40:00

Thanks for minding the shop!! - galwaywegian, 2008-08-21: 06:36:00

Absolutely fantastic word ! :) - Morikvendi, 2008-08-21: 19:51:00

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Bourneagain

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: born/again

Sentence: He decided that the only solution to his lethargy was to sign up to the bourneagain program which guaranteed a body like Jason Bourne

Etymology: born again + Bourne

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Bodification

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: bä-də-fə-ˈkā-shən

Sentence: Gary's bodification didnt quite turn out as he expected. He thought that his skinny chicken legs had been one of the reasons his Ex-wife Marge wasn't attracted to him so he went in for some calf-implants. Unfortunately for Gary, the nurse misread his chart and Gary ended up with breast implants or "moobs" (man boobs)

Etymology: Blend of Body + Modification

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Gympensate

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: jim-pen-sayt

Sentence: he looked in the mirror and decided then and there that he was going to gympensate like a crazy man

Etymology: gym, compensate

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Exbortion

Created by: frenchprof

Pronunciation: ex-bort exbortion

Sentence: He had his stomach exborted not too long ago. No more pregnant looking men.

Etymology: ex-boriri out of-appearance also dis-appeared

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Abpathetic

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: ab + pə-ˈthe-tik

Sentence: I wish my Uncle Marvin wasn't so abpathetic and just by a new red Ferrari sports car like any normal middle aged divorced man

Etymology: Ab (from abdominals or stomached + pathetic (absurd, melancholy, laughable, or sad)

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hyperborean Great word! Welcome back DrWeb! - hyperborean, 2012-10-23: 22:38:00

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Superfacial

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: sue per FAY shuhl

Sentence: Her tears were beginning to carve channels, but instead of facing her pain, she made another appointment for a superfacial.

Etymology: Based on "superficial": of, affecting or being on the surface. (super: exceeding a norm) + (facial: a cosmetic treatment for the face)

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Renaisensuate

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: Ree-nay-sen-shul-ate. Noun form: Renaisexual (a la Metrosexual, etc.)

Sentence: A glance in the mirror told Bob that he was hunkjunk: broad, bewigged and fifty, and greatly in need of a strict diet and a strenuous fitness regime to renaisensuate himself. Aucupation had been his pre-occupation, but now he had more feathered friends than fair ones. Perhaps, wondered Bob, would plastic surgery mould him into the renaisexual he longed to be?

Etymology: Blend of Renaissance: renewal, rebirth & sensual: pertaining to the body and physical senses & ate: suffix indicating action of person performing function. Aucupate:bird catching.

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I think Bob should use some common renaissense and opt for the good diet - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 11:24:00

Yikes!! sorry Ozziebob - I just realized you might be referring to yourself - hope I didn't insult you - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 13:56:00

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Egoplasty

DaddyNewt

Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: EE-go-plaz-tee

Sentence: Make your egoplasty appointment soon.

Etymology: ego + medical term

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DrWebsterIII nice word - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-24: 00:19:00

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Expite

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: Ex-pite Just like it looks.

Sentence: Once the divorce was final they couldn't wait to to run into each other at the gym for a good dose of expite. Of course that didn't take too long since each was spending almost every spare moment there trying to make up for years of whocouldcareless marital workouts.

Etymology: Ex (former spouse) Spite (Nya Nya...)

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Adonisize

Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: uh-DAH-ni-sighz

Sentence: Mid-life algebra lesson: 1 corporate downsize + 1 marital excise + 100's of drive thru Supersizes = time to Adonisize!

Etymology: Adonis, size, exercise

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Rejuvescape

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: ree/joov/es/kape

Sentence: Once again Leo's friend's banded together for an intervention. After his last break-up they missed the warning signs. Sure enough they arrived at his apartment only find he had relapsed and was rejuvescaping again. It was a sad sight. Leo on the couch lost in a pile of exercise cd's, books, empty cans of Slim Fast, brochures for cosmetic procedures, and last but not least, a Thigh Master between his legs that they had to wrestle him for.

Etymology: Rejunvenate: Regenerate: return to life; get or give new life or energy. Escape: An inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy.

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Onthemakeover

Created by: rikboyee

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Rebait

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: re bayt

Sentence: When Stanley Kupp went trawling for female companionship after his nasty divorce, he decided he needed to rebait the old Stanley hook to make himself look attractive. Alas, no amount of dieting, exercising, tanning or surgery could undo the 28 years' married toll on his former athletic shape. Time and again, he could hear that old play-by-play in his head..."He shoots, He doesn't score!"

Etymology: Re (to do again) & Bait (to lure, entice, or entrap)...wordplay on rebate (to get a little something back)

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Desperationing

Created by: Wordhewer

Pronunciation: deh-speh-RASH-on-ing

Sentence: Despite almost two months of unaccustomed exercise and rigorous dietary desperationing, Carl was disappointed that his love handles were as grippable as ever.

Etymology: desperation + rationing

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Anovorcic

Created by: cpjax

Pronunciation: AnO- vor-CiC

Sentence: after he divorced he went on an anovorcic diet

Etymology: anorexic plus divorce

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Bellyboiler

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: /bel-ie-boil-er/

Sentence: Patrice wasn't used to being on his own and that's the way he liked it. Not wanting to leave it to chance, he lapsed into bellyboiler mode. Opening up his web browser in tabs, he began his search for belly loving blondes and sauna clubs in his swimming tog area.

Etymology: Bellyboiler, from belly + (bunny) boiler, an abdomenally obsessed person. Bellyboiling v. similar to belly-aching.

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Metadivorcesis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: met/uh/di/vohrs/sis

Sentence: To get back in the game after his marriage fell apart, he had to go through a metadivorcesis to redefine himself physically, mentally and spiritually.

Etymology: METADIVORCESIS - from - METAMORPHOSIS (any complete change in appearance, character, or circumstances) + DIVORCE (total separation, or disunion)

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Vexyoursize

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: veks yor syes

Sentence: When Vicki left Victor, he knew he had to vexyoursize and change his appearance in order to win her back or attract someone new. He tried diets, exercise and really could not afford surgery. Depressed he went into a bar to drown his sorrows. Feeling a little tipsy and slurring his words a bit, he stumbled home in the dark. He passed a church and decided to pray to the angels for a new look. He awoke the next day in the church and was stunned to see his reflection in a mirror. He looked worse! How could this be? At that point an old Irish Priest appeared at his side and said, "My son, you must be careful what you ask for when praying to the angels! Your speech was so slurred that they misunderstood you. You asked for a rose, instead of a new nose, so they gave you a big red one. You asked for a gin, instead of a new chin, so they gave you a double. You asked for bigger ears, they thought you said big arrears, so now you're broke. You asked for new hair, they thought you said a good scare, so now you have been neutered. You asked for new legs, they thought you said new pegs, so you can hobble home on two wooden ones. You asked for slimmer thighs, they thought you said dimmer eyes, so now you'll need strong glasses. You asked for a firm jaw, they thought you said a claw, so now you'll look talon-ted!"

Etymology: Vex (change the arrangement or position of;disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress) & Ex (former partner) & Your Size (body image, appearance) & exercise (the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit)

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Makeoverreact

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪkoʊvəˌɹiækt/

Sentence: The reality show "If My Ex Could See Me Now" became very popular due to the disastrous makeoverreactions of its stars.

Etymology: makeover + overreact

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good one ErWenn - nice to see you're back - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-20: 12:11:00

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Emulateration

Created by: SethelMerman

Pronunciation: em-yoo-LATE-ur-a-shun

Sentence: "My emulateration is complete, should Cher stumble onstage, her tone-deaf back up dancer can step in and save the day. Where did I put my marbles? " ~Shar Bano, Backstage

Etymology: From (Emulate: to imitate to try to equal or excel) + (alteration: the state of being altered. Changed)

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Metadivorcsis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: met/uh/di/vohrs/sis

Sentence: To get back in the game after her marriage fell apart, she had to go through a metadivorcsis to redefine herself physically, mentally and spiritually.

Etymology: metamorphosis + divorce

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Great! It has a Latin ring to it. It also connects the knee bone to the ankle bone I think. - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:09:00

I like the idea of "meta-divorce" as a term transcending divorce as well - astorey, 2008-08-20: 12:18:00

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Metamorfailosis

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: metəmôrfāləsəs

Sentence: After his wife left, Bruce went on a gym spree. Fellow patrons knew him as big guy in the wet sweats. He expected a huge change. He experienced metamorfailosis. Caterpillar in. Caterpillar out.

Etymology: metamorphosis (a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one) + Fail (be unsuccessful in achieving one’s goal)

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Victualizashun

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: vic/tu/al/i/zay/shun

Sentence: Harvey hoped that by aggressively embracing victualizashun he would once again possess the toned body he had been so proud of.

Etymology: victuals + shun + actualization

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Always wanted to use "victual" in one of my verbotomies. brings back memories of the 1960s and the "Beverley Hillbillies. " Nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:03:00

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Transcorpulation

Created by: Kooldaddy

Pronunciation: trans corp u lation

Sentence: Thanks to my hair transplants and low-carb diet my transcorpulation is well ahead of schedule.

Etymology: trans - the act of change or evolution, corpus - the primary body, lation - the unification and completion of the conceptual transformation.

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Why just 11 points ? I should have thought 21 at least... - Kooldaddy, 2008-08-20: 15:33:00

Hey Kooldaddy - Pronunciation, sentence and etymology will automatically get you 11 points - people have to vote for your word for you to gain extra points - excellent start - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-20: 15:42:00

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Remoddeh

Created by: LadyFox

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Bootify

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: boot-if-eye

Sentence: After being fired, Gloria headed straight to the salon to recover her equanimity with a head to toe bootification.

Etymology: The boot + beautify

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Nipsuck

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: nip-suk

Sentence: In a shameless effort to regain her mojo and show her ex(es) what they were missing, Vanessa went for the full nipsuck...from the "can't-stop-smiling facelift" to the drastic stomach stapling that kept her from eating anything on the many dinner dates she finagled through the ironically named www.divorcedandlovingit.com.

Etymology: Variation of nip and tuck.

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Four words! Hil Ar I Ous! - lumina, 2008-08-20: 15:20:00

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Transformoron

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: Trans-for-MOR-on

Sentence: Tom's mid-life crisis included a Ferrari, an iPhone, a new girlfriend and a transformoron into a man 10 years younger. Unfortunately Tom looked like a man ten years older.

Etymology: Transform + Moron

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Divorsuction

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Di-vor-suk-shun

Sentence: When her divorce alimony came through, Jean decided to put some towards getting divorsuction, the new plastic surgery designed especially for the newly divorced in order to lose weight, ready to join the dating circuit again.

Etymology: Divorce(divor) + liposuction (suction) = Divorsuction

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Breakover

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: br ake owe verr

Sentence: his brakeover lasted six months, during which time he lost 10 pounds, bought four black polo necks and a large vat of blonde hair dye. now from the distance he looks like a novelty condom.

Etymology: makeover, break

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Good combo! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:05:00

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Chompensate

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: chom/pen/sate

Sentence: To chompensate involves aggressively biting down on food to exercise the face muscles as you eat.

Etymology: compensate + chomp + sate

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They do that on the Chomps-Elysee in Paris...god word, bookowl! - Nosila, 2008-08-20: 23:34:00

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Renarcissitate

Created by: phonematode

Pronunciation: ree-nar-sis'-i-tayt

Sentence: A series of recent rejections left his ego crippled on life support. Scowling at himself in the mirror, he decided it was time to pull the plug on his pity and renarcissitate the patient.

Etymology: resuscitate (To restore consciousness, vigor, or life to...) + Narcissus

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Divomorphosis

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dih-va-mawr-fuh-sis

Sentence: It only took Larry a couple of weeks to end his marriage. The divomorphosis to a slim, trim date-ready dude is going to take a bit longer.

Etymology: divorce (split-up of marriage ) + metamorphosis (conversion, transformation )

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by staggolee. Thank you staggolee! ~ James

OZZIEBOB - 2007-09-20: 17:44:00
Sure was a tough one. Abfab Jab!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2011-06-02: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by staggolee. Thank you staggolee. ~ James