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'That can't be me. He doesn't have any muscles...'

DEFINITION: n. A person who is so enamored with their online identity that they believe that it is more real than their physical one. v. To suddenly realize that you are large, blubbery mammal with no useful superpowers.

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Cyberborg

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: SIE-ber-borg

Sentence: Alvin had lost all sense of reality and had become a cyberborg whose identity and very existence had come to depend on his on line persona, a grandiose creation totally unlike the real man.

Etymology: Shamelessly based on 'cyborg', (a person whose physiological functioning is aided by or dependent upon a mechanical or electronic device)

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Falsifeyed

Created by: philhealy

Pronunciation: Fal-si-fied

Sentence: Mac realized that his appearance was drastically falsifeyed from what he looked like online. He, in fact, did not have x-ray vision or abs of steel. He was of a rather embonpoint stature in real life.

Etymology: Falsif- From the word "falsified" -Eyed From the word "eye"

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Hyperspacecadet

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: hahy-per-speys-kuh-det

Sentence: Tim works hard and lovingly at creating his online presence. Somehow, no matter what he does, some part of his real self sneaks through and he ends up with a hyperspacecadet.

Etymology: hyperspace (computer network) space cadet (absent minded)

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Flubbaghast

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Flubb-err-gast

Sentence: Andrew staggered into the bathroom after thrashing that ugly Gnorm with his sixth-level paladin and was horrified to find a big bald fat man staring at him. "What the?" he gasped, his heart racing. The man gasped too and Andrew was suddenly flubbaghast to realise that man was himself. His fitted leathers and taught biceps were gone, as were his flowing mane of black hair, his majik sword and that 'strange aura of mystique' bestowed on him by the beautiful Sorceress of Tarneg. Before him stood a pasty white balding man in his thirties, obviously carrying more than twice the weight of his avatar and Andrew's wishteria simply could not reconcile the two. He gave in to his superfaction and switched the light off. Shadow-daemons beware! Andion the Brave is here and he's not happy..

Etymology: Flubber - blubbery, flubbery wobbly-ness; Also Flubber - confuse, fluster. Flub - make mistake or error; Aghast - horrified, shocked and appalled. As in being aghast on finding one's flubberiness and the flub of having missed it due to De Nial (and not de river). Also - Superfaction (Super + stupefaction) and Wishteria (Wish + hysteria)

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COMMENTS:

Andrew was parIRLysed...Sorry! - dochanne, 2009-05-15: 04:13:00

good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-15: 10:29:00

Hate those trick mirrors! - Nosila, 2009-05-15: 17:48:00

Think I forgot to mention the obvious starting point of Flabbergast :) - dochanne, 2009-05-17: 23:39:00

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Immortified

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: ihm-mohr-tih-feyed

Sentence: Siggie's Id had always claimed he was immortal. His Superego told him if he ate his veggies, was a good boy, watched out for fast cars and bad women he might not die too young. But, looking in the mirror that day, his deflated Ego was immortified as he realized his real identity could no longer bounce between the other two. He was becoming self-fractualized!

Etymology: Blending IMMORTAL, meaning exempt from death + MORTIFIED (from the Latin/French MORT, meaning death), meaning humiliated. References are playing with Freud's theories of personality development and Maslow's self-actualization. (What do I know???)

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COMMENTS:

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-15: 10:28:00

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Superglower

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: soōpərglouər

Sentence: As he lay in his hospital bed Rudy realized that his cyberpowers were not effective in the real world. The closest thing he had to superpowers was a superglower and somehow a dirty look and pudgy body just weren't that effective against a charging bull.

Etymology: superpower (extraordinary powers possessed by fictional characters) + glower (dirty look)

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Disillusioneter

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: dis·il·lu·sion-net-er

Sentence: Bob Blobber's computer burned out and he had to go and get ready to shop for another one. As he peered into the mirror he realized that he had turned into a disillusioneter and was shocked to see he had lost all his hair and his super powers had vanished.

Etymology: Disillusioned~ Disappointed in someone or something that one discovers to be less good than one had believed. Neter: Taken in part from the word inter"net" added "er" to show one who practically lives on the internet.

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Emaskulated

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: ee-mask-yoo-layt-ehd

Sentence: After 48 hours on Second Life, the powerful Avatar, Dragoonanatine caught a glimpse of himself in the bathroom mirror and was immediately emaskulated.

Etymology: e (electronic) + mask (as worn by a super-hero) + inspired by emasculated (to make weak)

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COMMENTS:

I like it! - readerwriter, 2009-05-15: 14:39:00

great play on words! - DrWebster111, 2009-05-15: 18:27:00

cute - Nosila, 2009-05-15: 18:29:00

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Spiderwombman

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: spy/dur/woom/man

Sentence: Mary Jane fervently believed she was Spider Woman and even had a tatoo of a spider on her belly. When she was pregnant wearing a crop top she thought her secret was out when people started saying Spiderwomb-Man!! when they passed by.

Etymology: spiderwoman + womb

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Eegotist

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: ee-go-tist

Sentence: Nerdia was sometimes caught muttering in the lift. She hated catching site of herself in the mirrored walls as it threatened her eegotism, when she saw just how ordinary she looked, in comparison to her online persona.

Etymology: e (prefix commonly used for anything to do with the internet - electronic) + egotist (one who thinks they are darn cool)

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COMMENTS:

agree with the use of "e". eexcellent eword! - splendiction, 2009-05-15: 23:22:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-15: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah Thank you abrakadeborah~ James

abrakadeborah - 2009-05-15: 00:53:00
You're most welcome James ~ Funny cartoon :) LOL!

dochanne - 2009-05-15: 04:22:00
We need a word for this phenomenon, it's getting more common.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-15: 05:05:00
After a full winter of verbotomizing, I looked in the mirror and... Thank you! ~ James

dochanne - 2009-05-18: 03:22:00
Lost your majik sword James?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-18: 11:22:00
I didn't lose it, I'm still holding it. I just can't see it... James?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-11-26: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

abrakadeborah - 2010-11-28: 11:05:00
Thanks James ~ I really enjoy this site. :) Happy Holidays~