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DEFINITION: v. To follow a diet with such rigor and fervor that it consumes all your energy, and throws everything, even your desserts, out of proportion. n. A person who thinks too much about what they eat.

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Created by: ToblerOne

Pronunciation: Dis-ci-plane

Sentence: Donna's diet exemplified her disciplane behavior. She was so crazy she wouldn't even eat a tic-tac.

Etymology: Discipline + Insane

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Created by: chofu67

Pronunciation: pare a vore

Sentence: Her obsession with eating only from an ever diminishing selection of acceptable foods had turned Edie into a virtual paravore.

Etymology: paranoid + vore (as in omnivore, carnivore, etc.)

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Created by: GreatRandew

Pronunciation: Cal-or-ob-SESS-ed

Sentence: She's so calorbsessed that she won't even be in the same room with a piece of cake.

Etymology: calorie + obsessed

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Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: hu-loos-uh-neet

Sentence: If she concentrated hard enough, Sheila could hallucineat without consuming a calorie or sacrificing flavor.

Etymology: hallucinate + eat

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: gahn/dy/vih/tis

Sentence: Beacause she was such a devout follower of Mahatma Ghandi her persistent dieting for world peace resulted in her developing acute ghandivitis

Etymology: Mahatma Ghandi + gingivitis

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Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: dye-et-a-hol-ic

Sentence: You know that new "only white food" diet she's on? Last week she spraypainted chocolate cake white. I wonder if she is a dietaholic.

Etymology: Diet + aholic

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Created by: maxxy

Pronunciation: RUE-men-ayt

Sentence: Though his stomach grumbled about it, Jim rumenated over even the smallest crumb.

Etymology: rumen (the "fermentation vat par excellence" of the digestive tract) + ruminate (to fixate on, think about)

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: a-swee-tic

Sentence: Marilyn was an asweetic, especially during Lent. She practiced self-denial to a fault when it came to desserts, however, she did have a weakness for pork rinds.

Etymology: ascetic: to practice self-denial and austerity, especially for spiritual self-improvement + sweet: another word for dessert


easy to say but difficult to do! - mweinmann, 2009-08-17: 15:47:00

hyperborean Good word. Got my vote. - hyperborean, 2013-09-25: 22:46:00


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Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: bel-lee-foh-bik

Sentence: Richard was so belliphobic that he couldn't even look at a dessert plate without loosing his cookies.

Etymology: belly + phobia = fear of bellies


Bellissimo - Nosila, 2009-08-18: 01:07:00


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Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: atkin - ize

Sentence: Jill would Atkinize over her diet plans to the point of messing herself up.

Etymology: Atikins + ize

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