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'Wow! She never looked that good when I was dating her...'

DEFINITION: n., A syndrome afflicting the recently separated in which the "ex" (i.e. ex-boyfriend, ex-girlfriend, ex-husband, or even an ex-mother-in-law) appears to be more attractive than ever before. v., To be attracted to your "ex".

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Desirrebound

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: des-IRE-re-bound

Sentence: When he saw how great Nicole looked after their divorce, Thom's desirrebound for her led him to find a pretty younger wife.

Etymology: Desire and Rebound. The extra 'r' is so it is pronounced correctly and not des -ur-RE-bound

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Roseglassing

hellohime

Created by: hellohime

Pronunciation: Roseglassing - Rohz-Glah'sing

Sentence: You're Roseglassing over your entire relationship.

Etymology: From the saying "Looking at life through rose coloured glasses". Meaning that your past looks better than it actually was.

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Exchantment

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: eks chant ment

Sentence: When Smedley ran into his ex-wife, Sharon, he barely recognized her. She was coiffed, slim, fashionable and apparently madly in love with her companion. After his initial jealousy, Smedley found himself falling under exchantment. Smedley, however, was no Prince of Darkness, so he was unable to even catch her eye...she was smitten by her new hubby,Ozzie.

Etymology: Ex (previous or former love) & Enchantment (a state of capturing interest as if by a spell)

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Exsighting

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: iksītng

Sentence: Words cannot EXpress the emotion of Tim*s first EXsighting since their breakup. She looked so EXotic, so EXceptional he thought he might EXplode. He knew he had to make his EXit and EXpunge the thoughts he was having.

Etymology: ex (former) + sighting (manage to see or observe)

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl exquisite word - mrskellyscl, 2010-01-26: 05:05:00

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Buhbyepolar

Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: buh-bahy-poh-ler

Sentence: Joe could hardly stand her before they broke up, but now can't keep his eyes off of her. He's buh-byepolar.

Etymology: Buh-bye as in "See ya...don't let the door hit you in the ass!" + bipolar as in "bipolar disorder"

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COMMENTS:

A great turn of words! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-18: 08:48:00

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Losersexfabula

Created by: staggolee

Pronunciation: LOO-zerz-ex-FA-byoo-luh

Sentence: I saw John's ex-girlfriend, and she was losersexfabula!

Etymology: Modern American English metrosexual.

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Gonetraction

mattbear

Created by: mattbear

Pronunciation: gohn-track-shun

Sentence: A week after Julie dumped Ian, he got a bad case of gonetraction and started begging for her back.

Etymology: gone + attraction

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COMMENTS:

Or how about "goneheria?" - readerwriter, 2008-08-19: 05:27:00

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Obsexive

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ob/sex/ive

Sentence: Jimmy was 'single' again, without any prospects and ran into his 'ex' Jenny and quickly fell into an obsexive state, wanting to be back with her. He began to obsex about his situation and this obsexiveness caused him to imbibe huge quantities of alcohol in a very short period of time.

Etymology: obsessive + ex

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COMMENTS:

which would make Jimmy a very obnoxious obsexive - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-18: 12:36:00

... maybe a very obnexious obsexive - Stevenson0, 2007-09-18: 14:15:00

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Eekscellent

Created by: frenchprof

Pronunciation: Eek-scellent, adjective, an ironic spell, what is ironic, spooky.

Sentence: Dude in purple: "I think I am not gay." Other dude: "Eekscellent!"

Etymology: Ancient Griffin, Eek from "Ikse" or "ironic" and "sceel" which means "spell"

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Obsexive

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ob/sex/ive

Sentence: Jimmy was 'single' again, without any prospects and ran into his 'ex' Jenny and quickly fell into an obsexive state, wanting to be back with her. He began to obsex about his situation and this obsexiveness caused him to imbibe huge quantities of alcohol in a very short period of time.

Etymology: obsessive + ex

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-18: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Scrumpy. Thank you Scrumpy! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-26: 00:16:00
Today's definition was suggested by Scrumpy. Thank you Scrumpy. ~ James

jermainechambers44 - 2010-01-26: 16:02:00
Exregret