Verboticism: Breakover

'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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