Verboticism: Divomorphosis

'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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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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Expite

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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Remoddeh

Created by: LadyFox

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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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COMMENTS:

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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Rejexsery

Created by: WordSlammer

Pronunciation: Re-jeck-sir-ee

Sentence: The guy had Rejexsery after the divorce

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