Verboticism: Metadivorcsis

'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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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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Scrumpy - 2007-09-20: 10:09:00
Great! It has a Latin ring to it. It also connects the knee bone to the ankle bone I think.

astorey - 2008-08-20: 12:18:00
I like the idea of "meta-divorce" as a term transcending divorce as well