Verboticism: Superfacial

'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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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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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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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Remoddeh

Created by: LadyFox

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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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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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Metamorfailosis

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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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Rejexsery

Created by: WordSlammer

Pronunciation: Re-jeck-sir-ee

Sentence: The guy had Rejexsery after the divorce

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