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DEFINITION: n. A person who is so enamored with their online identity that they believe that it is more real than their physical one. v. To suddenly realize that you are large, blubbery mammal with no useful superpowers.

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Disillusioneter

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: dis·il·lu·sion-net-er

Sentence: Bob Blobber's computer burned out and he had to go and get ready to shop for another one. As he peered into the mirror he realized that he had turned into a disillusioneter and was shocked to see he had lost all his hair and his super powers had vanished.

Etymology: Disillusioned~ Disappointed in someone or something that one discovers to be less good than one had believed. Neter: Taken in part from the word inter"net" added "er" to show one who practically lives on the internet.

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Virtuamnesial

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: vir-tu-am-knee-ze-yal

Sentence: Vince spent so much time in his Second Life that he was virtuamnesial. After a good look in the mirror one morning, he realized to his horror that he was still in his first life and that he had forgotten to go to work and pay his rent. Homeless and penniless, he took his laptop to Starbucks and returned to his virtual kingdom that didn't suck.

Etymology: Virtual: 1) existing in essence or effect, but not appearance or form, 2) being actually such in almost every respect--such as a virtual wreck 3) a computer generated simulation + amnesia: a partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from a shock, psycological disturbance or brain injury. "Second Life" -- a virtual world that people can create where they can live vicariously as the person they wish they really would be.

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Cyberliar

Created by: logan260

Pronunciation: cy-ber-lie-ur

Sentence: When she met her online date it was apparent that Joe was quite the cyberliar. His psuedo-muscular debonair description must have vanished overnight as she stared at the flabby bald guy sitting in the prearranged booth.

Etymology: cyber--all things online liar--deciever of the truth

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Avatarnation

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: avah-TAR-nay-shun

Sentence: Mark's job with the show "To catch a predator" required him to spend a great deal of time online posing as a naive 13 year old girl. He didn't see this as a problem until he came to the realization in a fit of avatarnation that his mind was slowly starting to think like that of a 13 year old girl. His wife was even starting to become a bit concerned when he hung up posters of Justin Timberlake in their bedroom. Avatarnation!!

Etymology: Avatar -a little picture representing an online user Tarnation - a colloquial euphemish in the South Eastern US for Damnation often expressed as "What in tarnation?!"

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Interblobanater

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: In-ter-blob-an-nat-er

Sentence: Mr. Whatzhizfaze looked in the mirror one day to see he had turned into an interblobanater. He was so wrapped up in his fake online personality he had forgotten who he really was.

Etymology: Inter:Taken in part from the word Internet. Blobanater: A blubbery overweight guy that pretends he is someone else online and starts to believe he really is his online persona...until he looks in the mirror one day and is shocked when he realizes he has spent way too much time on the internet being a fake person and that he had convinced himself he was someone else.

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COMMENTS:

super - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-15: 10:30:00

Good one! - Nosila, 2009-05-15: 17:46:00

Thanks Jabber & Nosila :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-05-16: 06:47:00

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Virtunotso

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: Virtue not so

Sentence: After a stunning virtuoso performance the night before Dave was beginning to wonder who was real and who was the dream. When he gazed into the mirror the next morning the virtunotso reality of his life struck a major blow to his fantasies.

Etymology: A play on virtual and virtuoso: Dave, the virtunotso

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Immortified

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: ihm-mohr-tih-feyed

Sentence: Siggie's Id had always claimed he was immortal. His Superego told him if he ate his veggies, was a good boy, watched out for fast cars and bad women he might not die too young. But, looking in the mirror that day, his deflated Ego was immortified as he realized his real identity could no longer bounce between the other two. He was becoming self-fractualized!

Etymology: Blending IMMORTAL, meaning exempt from death + MORTIFIED (from the Latin/French MORT, meaning death), meaning humiliated. References are playing with Freud's theories of personality development and Maslow's self-actualization. (What do I know???)

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COMMENTS:

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-15: 10:28:00

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Eegotist

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: ee-go-tist

Sentence: Nerdia was sometimes caught muttering in the lift. She hated catching site of herself in the mirrored walls as it threatened her eegotism, when she saw just how ordinary she looked, in comparison to her online persona.

Etymology: e (prefix commonly used for anything to do with the internet - electronic) + egotist (one who thinks they are darn cool)

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COMMENTS:

agree with the use of "e". eexcellent eword! - splendiction, 2009-05-15: 23:22:00

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Whoevertar

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: whoo ever tar

Sentence: Wally the beached human whale thought he really looked like the whoevertar of a sleek super hero he carried around on his communications device. His phasers were always on stunning.

Etymology: Whoever (someone or anyone who does a particular thing or is in a particular situation) & Avatar (a new personification of a familiar idea;

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Reflectuation

Created by: meveh

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-15: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah Thank you abrakadeborah~ James

abrakadeborah - 2009-05-15: 00:53:00
You're most welcome James ~ Funny cartoon :) LOL!

dochanne - 2009-05-15: 04:22:00
We need a word for this phenomenon, it's getting more common.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-15: 05:05:00
After a full winter of verbotomizing, I looked in the mirror and... Thank you! ~ James

dochanne - 2009-05-18: 03:22:00
Lost your majik sword James?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-05-18: 11:22:00
I didn't lose it, I'm still holding it. I just can't see it... James?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-11-26: 00:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

abrakadeborah - 2010-11-28: 11:05:00
Thanks James ~ I really enjoy this site. :) Happy Holidays~