Verboticism: Transcorpulation

'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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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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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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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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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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Bodification

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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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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Rejexsery

Created by: WordSlammer

Pronunciation: Re-jeck-sir-ee

Sentence: The guy had Rejexsery after the 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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