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Retrogret

Top verboticism of the day created by zxvasdf

DEFINITION: n., A belief that the contraptions of yesteryear are superior, in almost every way, to modern, present-day technology. v., To wish that the today's technology was just as good as it was in the past.

Pronunciation: ret ro gret

Sentence: With deep, shoulder shuddering retrogret 26 year old Sam exemplified on the various qualities that made a 90s console a much better play but he knew it was too far gone for these kids with their newfangled gadgets.

Etymology: Retro (reminiscent of the past) & regret (sense of loss and longing for someone or something gone)

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simple but right on the mark - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-07: 14:02:00

terrific - OZZIEBOB, 2008-10-08: 01:18:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-08: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James'

mplsbohemian - 2007-11-08: 03:52:00
I actually do think Super Mario 3 rocked hardcore.

remistram - 2007-11-08: 09:18:00
Atari was the bomb!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-09: 21:08:00
You can actually download a version of Super Mario 3 to play on Wii. The best of both worlds ~ James

cawnpore - 2007-11-12: 21:57:00
Great word, it captures the meaning indeed!

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Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

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