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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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Retrofatuation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ret - roh - fat - yew - ay - shun

Sentence: Gilbert had a major case of retrofatuation when he saw Melissa for the first time after he called of their engagement, and he found that while he thought he had grown tired of her and bored with their relationship, he was suddenly taken aback by her beauty and presence.

Etymology: Blend of retro (go back) and infatuation.

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COMMENTS:

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-19: 15:59:00

I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-20: 05:31:00

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Bettamorphosis

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: betta morf oh sis

Sentence: Why was it that bettamorphosis was at its worst when you hadn't yet replaced your ex, he thought. She looked a hundred times better than she did last week. Hell, even her date was better looking than she used to be!

Etymology: metamorphosis, better

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Exgoggles

Created by: justinchau

Pronunciation: Ex-gog-gools

Sentence: After empirically proving the +10% in attraction perception due to presence of beer, scientists have also recently proven the presence of an Ex results in a +50% attraction phenomenon dubbed 'exgoggles'. Many a broken-up couple have reunited to each other's dismay due to a combination of both exgoggles and beer goggles. Scientists are now trying to prove the phenomenon of 'beerphones'.

Etymology: Ex+Beergoggles.

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Exmorphosis

Created by: cpjax

Pronunciation:

Sentence: after she screwed him over big time she made a exmorphosis to attract new guys

Etymology:

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Retrotraction

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: RET-ro-trak-shun

Sentence: It had been several months since Freddie had called off his and Lucy's engagement and when he saw her at the party with her new fiance he was taken aback at how gorgeous she was and he suffered a major wave of retrotraction and felt much regret for having dumped her earlier

Etymology: Blend of 'retro' (go back) and 'attraction' (n. the act, process, or power of attracting)

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Repalbind

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: ri-PEL-bahynd

Sentence: Repalbind consists, at first, of repel; later on, hopefully, repal.

Etymology: Blend of REPEL: To repulse; resist; oppose; reject; RE: again, anew; PAL: buddy, brother, partner, chum, crony, sidekick, mate; BIND:To exert a binding or restraining influence; form a chemical bond with.

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interesting blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-19: 16:00:00

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Exboggam

Created by: leomar

Pronunciation: ex-bog-gam

Sentence: ex=x bog=ibog gam=tagam

Etymology:

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Ruegret

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: roo + gret

Sentence: How I do rurgret the day I gave up the single finest woman I'll ever have, until I meet a new girl anyway.

Etymology: rue + regret

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Sourgropes

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sow er grow ps

Sentence: He felt severe sourgropes as he watched, "Frigid Brigid" his ex wife, gyrate across the dance floor practically copulating with that young spanish prince as the crowd screamed thier approval.

Etymology: sour grapes, grope

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Roseglassing

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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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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