Verboticism: Fauxtophilia

'This is the real me.'

DEFINITION: n. A self-image disorder characterized by an inability look at, share, or even recognize pictures of yourself, unless they have been photoshopped to perfection. v. To fall in love with a photoshopped image yourself.

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Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: pho-to-feel-ee-ya

Sentence: When Mike finally met his friend, he was surprised to see that the tall, young brunette he expected to see was actually a short eldrely woman that could pass for Sophia from the Golden Girls. When he asked her about the difference, he realized she was allficted with fauxtophilia as she was adamant those were recent pictues of her and thought he was crazy that he didn't think the pictures looked like her.

Etymology: faux (fake) + photo + suffix philia (enamorment)

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