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'This is the real me.'

DEFINITION: n. A self-image disorder characterized by an inability look at, share, or even recognize pictures of yourself, unless they have been photoshopped to perfection. v. To fall in love with a photoshopped image yourself.

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Iconsee

Created by: geoamnesia

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I morphed some images of pretty actresses for my avatar, until I got a sense of peaceful iconsee.

Etymology: "I can see" + "icon". Emotional response to icons, ranging from positive to extremely negative.

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Selfabhortrait

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: self-ab-hor-trit

Sentence: Because she suffered from selfabhortrait and wanted everything pixelperfect, Julie didn't get her wedding album back from being photoshopped until five years after her divorce.

Etymology: self-portrait, abhor

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petaj Not as deadly as a similar sounding condition ending in ion. - petaj, 2007-06-05: 08:30:00

like south american self abhortration? that's extra deadly because bad stuff always comes from the jungle. ironically, all the best cures could probably be found in the jungle. - jadenguy, 2007-06-05: 09:21:00

(jungle love, it's driving me mad, it's making me crazy...) - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-05: 13:59:00

Jungle love! O-E-O-E-O! - Clayton, 2007-06-05: 17:58:00

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Iconceit

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ikon seet

Sentence: Patricia's iconceit allowed her only to see herself as a perfect woman, with all her perceived flaws airbrushed away. Her own Mother failed to recognize the fauxpat.

Etymology: Icon (image;identifiable idol; a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface) & Conceit (the trait of being vain and conceited)

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Wealthconscious

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: Welth-con-shus

Sentence: As her friends rumaged through her and her sisters childhood pictures, she explained how they were all her identical twin sisters since they were so unattractive to her. I took her years to really admit she suffered from Wealthconsciousness.

Etymology: Self-Conscious (conscious of one's being) + wealth (an abudance of something, of beauty in this case)

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Fabsnapic

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: Fab-snap-ik

Sentence: As Roxie's descended further and further into a fabsnapic starry-eyedess, her personal photo-album began resembling a who's who of supermodels.

Etymology: Blend of FABULOUS(fab:informal): Beyond belief; exceedingly great; exceptionally good; extremely pleasing; almost impossible to believe; incredible ; SNAP .n a photo; vb. to take a photo; emotionally meltdown; PIC, a picture, a photo & -IC: state or condition.

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metrohumanx FABSNAPPIC came in late on my 486- mabye it went into da buffer. But I love it. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 06:30:00

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Adobeauty

Created by: headlibrarian

Pronunciation: uh-DOE-byu-tee

Sentence: Models today are receiving therapy for the "3A" addictions: alcohol, anorexia, and adobeauty.

Etymology: Adobe = maker of Photoshop. Beauty = pulchritude.

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Retouchiness

Created by: Clayton

Pronunciation: ree-TUHCH-ee-nis

Sentence: Constance's retouchiness was out of control. She got busted for using the smudge tool on her passport photo.

Etymology: retouch + touchiness

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Great sentence. - ErWenn, 2007-06-05: 02:56:00

could you imagine being held outside the country for not enough sexiness? that's why i always travel extra sexy. seriously, have you ever seen somebody extra sexy get stuck in a line anywhere? except the dmv, because no matter how many people there are waiting in line at the dmv, nobody can look sexy after 5 hours of hot breath and regrets. also, i like to imagine that there is a super sexy dmv where super sexy get their pictures taken and the pictures look good. also the workers are sexy. and the lines are shorter. - jadenguy, 2007-06-05: 10:08:00

Sexy DMV workers... riiiiight. - Clayton, 2007-06-05: 17:56:00

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Visagexia

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: viz-ij-ex-ee-ah

Sentence: Ever since Carmel's really bad nose job, she's been suffering with a severe case of visagexia.

Etymology: visage + exia (like anorexia, without appetite, without a face)

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Slimmaging

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: slim-ma-ging

Sentence: Slimmaging lets everyone see the real me -- a svelte rock and roll diva who can still tear it up in a black leather jumpsuit. Pay no attention to the grandmother baking cookies in the kitchen singing nursery rhymes to a two year old, that's just some woman who lives in my house.

Etymology: slimming: to become or make slim; slender + imaging: the mind's eye; the ability to perform mental images

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Adobemorphic

Ryland

Created by: Ryland

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Alterimagoism

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Alt-ur-imar-go-izum

Sentence: Last year Claire's holiday was marred when she got back the photographs of her on the beach. Suffering from an acute case of Alterimagoism, she was determined that this year's snaps were going to be touched up to within an inch of their lives to make her slim and beautiful before they took pride of place in her photo album.

Etymology: Alter(Change character or appearance. ORIGIN alterere, from alter 'other') + Image(a visible impression obtained by a camera. ORIGIN Imago related to IMITATE) = Alterimagoism

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At first glance, I thought: Mr Magoo you've done again. Nice blend. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-01: 03:25:00

metrohumanx ALTERIMAGOISM- snaposuction's devious cousin. Good work. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 06:39:00

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Selflawphobia

Created by: weareallbeautiful

Pronunciation: s-eh-l-f-l-aw-f-o-bee-uh

Sentence: Alex screamed and curled up into a ball as he was unable to even look at the mirror due to his selflawphobia

Etymology: self+flaw+phobia

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Photoshopaholic

Created by: rookiebot

Pronunciation:

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You get more points automatically if you fill out the pronunciation, sentence, and etymology. Besides, people are more likely to vote for your word if it's got some backing creativity. - ErWenn, 2007-06-06: 01:01:00

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Transnarcissism

Created by: jadenguy

Pronunciation: trans NAR sis ism

Sentence: "Didn't you ever notice the black frame?" he said to me with equal parts disdain and bewilderment, "Her transnarcissism has been so severe that she carries that tablet everywhere. Didn't you notice she's wearing a graduation hat everywhere we go? We have to find Heilman, before it's too late!"

Etymology: Transcend + Narcissism.

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i don't think i really got what i wanted out of this word, but reversedoriangreyism was way too hard to work out well as one word. - jadenguy, 2007-06-05: 09:20:00

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Fauxtorexia

Created by: serendipity9000

Pronunciation: foe-toe-rex-eah

Sentence: We had known for a while that she suffered from fautorexia, but it was officially confirmed when she sent us all absurdly photoshoped makeovers of all of the vacation photos that included her.

Etymology: faux (as in fake) + pun on photo + rexia (suffix related to obsession and hunger for something) = obsession with fake photos

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I like the pun on fauxto! - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-05: 18:29:00

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Myfaceaphobia

Created by: finfangfoom

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Pixosis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pix/os/is

Sentence: Her psychiatrist's treatment of pixosis was to get her, over time, to use older and older versions of Photoshop until she weaned herself of the program.

Etymology: pixel + osis

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does that treatment work? - jadenguy, 2007-06-05: 15:36:00

Yes, it's called de-programming. - Stevenson0, 2007-06-05: 21:25:00

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Perfmakely

Created by: Alicia

Pronunciation: perth/make/ly

Sentence: as brenda sat looking at the picture of her on the screen, perfmakely started to kick in.

Etymology: from the words: perfect and make: she "make"s herself "perf"ect

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Pixelperfect

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: pihk-suhl-PUR-fehkt

Sentence: Alex wanted to get novelty photos taken with his girlfriend, but she refused, as an ice-cream cone costume could by no means render her as pixelperfect.

Etymology: pixel + picture-perfect

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Narcisschism

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: NARSE - uh - skiz - uhm

Sentence: Salome was a very beautiful young woman who knew she was beautiful yet had a bad case of narcisschism wherein she found only faults and defects in pictures of herself as well as with her reflection in a mirror.

Etymology: Blend of 'narcissism' (A regarding of oneself with undue favor) and 'schism' (Disunion; discord)

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Sounds the goods to me. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-01: 03:32:00

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Pixelove

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pik sel luv

Sentence: Jane had no mirrors in her home, but she did have a very active computer. She created a very flattering (and very different) image of herself on her screen. She very much did pixelove this CyberBarbie and truly believed that this was the image people actually saw when faced with her. She figured it was way cheaper than plastic surgery...

Etymology: Pixel ((computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot))& Love (have a great affection or liking for; strong positive emotion of regard and affection)

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Dysaformperfectum

Created by: texmom

Pronunciation: dis a form per fect uum

Sentence: Airbrushing out her acne showed a mild form of dysaformperfectum.

Etymology: dys - problematic form - physical perfect - without flaw

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Portraitor

sanssouci

Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: Poor Tray Tore

Sentence: "I have made many new friends online and some have suggested meeting up in person. The thing is I am too ashamed to admit this openly but I am a Portraitor."

Etymology: Portait - Traitor = Portraitor Potrait - A likeness of a person, especially one showing the face, that is created by a painter or photographer, for example Traitor - a person who deceives or betrays another, a cause, or any trust.

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Opticaldelusion

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: op/tic/al/dell/oo/shun

Sentence: Dorie Gray had an opticaldelusion disorder which was very confusing when applying her makeup - she often sported two sets of eyebrowse

Etymology: delusion + optical illusion

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petaj That's a Wilde sentence! - petaj, 2007-06-05: 08:25:00

"A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction" - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-05: 09:15:00

so so excellent! dorien grey most definately is the most accurate mythological figure to use for this disease, only backwards. - jadenguy, 2007-06-05: 10:20:00

also your word rocks. - jadenguy, 2007-06-05: 10:21:00

Basil Hallward would be proud. - Clayton, 2007-06-05: 18:01:00

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Flimflamimage

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Flim-flam-im-age

Sentence: Redandra hated her face so much that she often posted a flimflamimage of herself to others online.

Etymology: Flimflam - Nonsense; humbug. Image - A representation or likeness of a person or thing, esp in sculpture or photograph.

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Cosmoshopism

Created by: livejuicy

Pronunciation: koz-moh-shop-izm

Sentence: Cosmo readers are those most common to suffer from cosmoshopism.

Etymology: cosmopolitan + photoshop + ism

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Flimmage

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: fuh-lim-age

Sentence: I think you've got a case of flimmage going on there. That's a picture of you, only it doesn't show your freckles, your eyes aren't blue and there's no moustache.

Etymology: 'Flawless' and 'image' squeezed together, with an extra 'm' just for the hell of it!

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Digimutia nervosa

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˌdɪdʒəˈmjuʃə ˌnɝˈvoʊsə/

Sentence: Shortly after completing his roles as Gollum in the _Lord of the Rings_ trilogy and as the title character in _King Kong_, actor Andy Serkis suffered a temporary but severe case of digimutia nervosa, refusing to be filmed without motion-capture gear and heavy post-production special effects.

Etymology: digi- (as in "digital") + muta- (from Latin "mutandis," meaning change, as in "mutate") + nervosa (indicating a mental disorder, as in "anorexia nervosa")

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Speaking of good sentences! Although Serkis was also Lumpy, the cook. - Clayton, 2007-06-05: 04:42:00

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Egomystical

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: ego/mis/tik/al

Sentence: Don was done with online dating services. After several blind dates he was starting to wish he was actually blind even if it meant going through life believing he WAS actually married to Cindy Crawford's double. For some reason FindMyPerfectMate.com kept matching him up with egomysticals. He was NOT a fan of mysteries, OR horror shows!

Etymology: Ego: An inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others. Mystery: something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.

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Nice - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-01: 03:35:00

metrohumanx VERY nice, Big L ! http://waytoopersonal.com/ - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 06:51:00

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Pixosis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pix/os/is

Sentence: Her psychiatrist's treatment of pixosis was to get her, over time, to use older and older versions of Photoshop until she weaned herself of the program.

Etymology: pixel + osis (disorder, or abnormal state)

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Anapixyanervosa

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: anna picks ee a nerv owe sa

Sentence: her anapyxianervosa had gotten to the stage that she only dated electronically.

Etymology: anorexia pix as in pictures or pixles, whatever you prefer yourself.

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Jpego

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: jay-pee-go

Sentence: my jpego was so out of control that i had all reflective surfaces removed from my house

Etymology: jpeg, ego

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brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2007-06-05: 07:56:00

ooh - is that like impetjpego - I hear it's very contagious - Jabberwocky, 2007-06-05: 09:39:00

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Photograft

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: foto/graft

Sentence: She had photograft disease which required a weekly graft of her sweet sixteen face implanted in her face

Etymology: graft + photo

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Avedonitus

Created by: usboots

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Fauxtophilia

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: pho-to-feel-ee-ya

Sentence: When Mike finally met his Match.com friend, he was surprised to see that the tall, young brunette he expected to see was actually a short eldrely woman that could pass for Sophia from the Golden Girls. When he asked her about the difference, he realized she was allficted with fauxtophilia as she was adamant those were recent pictues of her and thought he was crazy that he didn't think the pictures looked like her.

Etymology: faux (fake) + photo + suffix philia (enamorment)

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Narcissisicko

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: nar-sis-SIC-oh

Sentence: Imogene is a prettier than average girl but seems to be a bit of a narcissisicko who's insecure about her looks to the point of not being willing to let others see photos of herself unless and until they had been altered by one means or another to the point of near perfection.

Etymology: Blend of the words 'narcissism (n. inordinate fascination with oneself; excessive self-love; vanity) and 'sicko' (n. a person who is mentally or morally sick)

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Pixosis

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pix/os/is

Sentence: Jenny's psychiatrist's treatment of pixosis was to get her, over time, to use older and older versions of Photoshop until she weaned herself of the program.

Etymology: pixel + osis

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Clever. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-01: 03:33:00

metrohumanx Great treatment regimen for PIXOSIS ! I wish that cure had been available when I unfortunately tried Americansingles. (the site, not the cheese) - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 06:33:00

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Narcissisister

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: närsəsistər

Sentence: There are two Tiffanys, the one who wears sweats, little make-up and rarely does more than pull her hair back into a ponytail and the super model who must agonize over every detail of her appearance. She refers to the latter as her narcissister.

Etymology: narcissism (excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one’s physical appearance) + sister (a woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents)

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Rabadic

Created by: Dustinisdean2007

Pronunciation: Ruh-bah-dick

Sentence: That lady is rabadic. She can't stand for anyone to see unphotoshopped pictures of her.

Etymology: Raba (Crazy, rabid, nervous), Dic (something-like).

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Doppeldigitize

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dop pel dij it eyze

Sentence: Dorothy liked to communicate with many on-line friends. She felt much safer and sexier by having her real photo go through a doppeldigitze process, so that she looked younger, fairer, thinner and more attractive and possibly even a richer persona. Of course, at this rate, she could never risk meeting these friends in person, lest they see they had been fooled. What she failed to understand was that they also doppeldigitized themselves, so that she could never recognize them from their photo-shopped images. Sadly, these were the most honest and real friends she had ever cultivated.

Etymology: Doppel (German for Double; a Doppelganger is someone's exact double, thought by many to be seen on a different parallel as an exact double or even an evil twin) & Digitize (put into digital form, as for use in a computer;to change into computer format)

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Likethis

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: like - this

Sentence: After painstakingly removing the scar, birthmark, mole and third eye his true likethis was complete and could be posted on his webpage.

Etymology: Likeness - I look like this (see much better, wanna go out?)

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Adobillusion

Created by: shutz

Pronunciation: A-do-bil-lu-zion

Sentence: I got a real shock when we finally met face-to-face, as her adobillusion had always acted as a firewall between the two of us.

Etymology: From Adobe, makers of Photoshop, and illusion.

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acrobatic! - galwaywegian, 2007-06-05: 07:57:00

Another good one and great sentence!! - Stevenson0, 2007-06-05: 21:45:00

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Perfecteditism

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Her severe case of perfecteditism resulted in many disappointing online dates.

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Mugsaphobia

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mugz a fo beea

Sentence: COP:"Name?" FRED:"Prints Charming" COP: "Funny...that's right, we'll need your prints, Charming! Occupation?" FRED: "Self-Photographer. Officer, What are the Charges?" COP:"Indecent Exposure...You were seen flashing people! Your aperture was open. We are running a background check on you now. Your statements are in sharp contrast to the witness statements." FRED: "No, I wasn't doing that...I was shooting myself, in order to get the most perfect image I could. You see, Officer, I suffer from a mental disorder called Mugsaphobia! It's a rare disorder that lens itself to misunderstandings like this." COP:"Yeah, such a filmsy excuse and this is a Kodak moment. We'll lock you up in a cell and see what develops!" FRED: "No, you can't...I'll tell you I'll snap! I'll blow-up. Besides, if I have to sit in a cold cell,I'll shutter, I'll get polaroids!" COP: "Don't be so negative. Your lawyer will soon get a resolution for you, if you don't pose any more problems for us! Quit crying and focus or you'll get red-eye." FRED: "HELP, I'VE BEEN FRAMED!"

Etymology: mugs {mug shot:a photograph of someone's face (especially one made for police records)}and phobia (an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations)

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metrohumanx Hey, Muggsy! Good word. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-31: 00:44:00

Good word & interesting tale. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-01: 03:23:00

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Mypicophobia

Created by: s6guy72

Pronunciation: my-pic-o-fob-ia

Sentence: Jennifer is a mypicophobic, so much that she burned all of her parents photo albums as well as her yearbooks.

Etymology: my (me, mine) pic (picture) phobia (fear)

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Great look about it - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-01: 03:33:00

metrohumanx Very clinical and funny. It's getting hard to choose anymore. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 06:53:00

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Illphotia

Created by: kensiesfate

Pronunciation: ill-pho-ti-a

Sentence: She can't stand to look at herself, she has illphotia

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Imagcular degeneration

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: im-adg-kew-lar-dee-jen-err-ay-shun or just prefix an i and throw a djz into macular degeneration

Sentence: Warren (of warrenbeauttyspot fame) was a long-time sufferer of imagculardegeneration. He had tried all sorts of treatments including enhanceme, beautiffication and realmedial imageplasty. But despite all of these efforts he continued to be shocked every morning by the stranger who inhabited his bathroom.

Etymology: macular degeneration (causes blindness) + immaculate (how a sufferer wishes to be seen) + image

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Prisstine

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pristēn

Sentence: There are two Judys. The one that most people see on a daily basis and the online one. The first is sort of plain with limp brown hair, the other looks like she should be on the cover of a fashion magazine. The online Judy is prisstine. Her skin is flawless, the hair perfect. It should be. She has borrowed almost all her features from top models. There is a portion of one nostril that remains from her original photo. Most of her **real world** friends haven\'t signed up for her facebook page because they don*t recognize her.

Etymology: prissy (fussily and excessively respectable) + pristine (in its original condition; unspoiled)

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Photochopic

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: Pho'to/chop/ick

Sentence: Suzy's Photochopic tendencies have led to many disappointments. She couldnt quite understand why her "matches" from Hookup.com always seemed to never call her back. **Disclaimer** While this word is somewhat similar to Adobe® Photoshop® registered trademarks or trademarks of ®Photoshop® Company® Inc®orporated® in Nigeria*, Finland® and/or any other country. Violation of this trademark may result in personal injury, death, and a poorly photoshopped picture. Say photoshop and you will go to jail.

Etymology: Blend of Photograph - Chop (To cut into pieces)- Manic (outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity)

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I love it! - lumina, 2008-07-31: 12:31:00

Good one. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-01: 03:18:00

metrohumanx You clearly have Suzie JPegged. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-01: 06:44:00

very well thought out. u seem to understand suzy better than herself woo to photochopick - happyhippy, 2008-08-01: 13:21:00

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Airbrushism

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: ehr-brush-izum

Sentence: Samantha's severe airbrushism was diagnosed after her friends noticed that all the mirrors in her apartment were covered with photoshopped images of her.

Etymology: airbrush (to remove detail as if by an airbrush) + ism (suffix)

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Fallaciovisagism

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: FUH-LAY-SEE-OH-VIS-UDGE-ISM

Sentence: Crusty yet benign, the elderly Dr Beddows explained it to me thus: We ALL exhibit, to one degree or another the self-delusional trait known as FALLACIOVISAGISM. To deny our quest for physical beauty and our desire to reclaim our youth would be to deny our very humanity.Ever since the advent of albumen-plate photography,vanity has encouraged mankind to re-touch ourselves in order to have our appearances correspond more closely with our own self-image. However, if left unchecked, this innate tendency can have undesirable, often tragic effects. Statisticians have attempted to link FALLACIOVISAGISM to the rising rate of "virtual" homicides brought on by the casual uploading of doctored portraits prevalent in the cyberdating arena. While the jury is still out on these claims, we should all be aware of the siren which lurks behind the laptop- FALLACIOVISAGISM ! Beware of "headshots"!

Etymology: FALLACIOus+VISAGE+ISM...fallacious:misleading or deceptive...visage:the face or facial expression...ism:condition resuling from an excess of something specified.

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metrohumanx http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/216 - metrohumanx, 2008-07-31: 00:38:00

Enjoyable reading, as always. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-01: 03:20:00

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Phonyshopped

Created by: hennifer

Pronunciation: phone y shopped

Sentence: The only way she thinks she is beutiful if she is so phonyshopped that she makes barbie look real

Etymology: phonyshopped: phony (fake) + photoshopped

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I like this one.. easy to say. - serendipity9000, 2007-06-05: 16:24:00

nice one Jen, got my vote ;) - ziggy41, 2007-06-05: 21:32:00

Good word! - Stevenson0, 2007-06-05: 21:37:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-05: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Lucyof2009. Thank you Lucyof2009! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-06-05: 02:55:00
Excellent definition. I think that the one-word restriction should be eliminated in special cases, such as when the definition is for a medical disorder.

petaj petaj - 2007-06-05: 05:08:00
That might work well for special theme weeks. Disease Week is an ideal candidate. Maybe there could be special challenges some times too, like having to write a limerick instead of just a sentence, or haiku.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-05: 06:54:00
Hey ErWenn and Petaj, Thanks for the creative ideas! And yes, I think it would be fun to change-up the rules. ErWenn, if you want to change your word into two-word verboticism, you can. Go to the edit/comment page for your word. You will see a link, in small gray type at the bottom of the page, which says "Oops, I want to change the spelling..." Click on this link, and then change your one-word answer into two words and submit. You will get a javascript alert, but the word will be saved. (This works in firefox...)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-06-05: 06:57:00
Hey Petaj, We are doing a theme-week on "office politics" next week! Can you think of any special challenges? ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-06-05: 08:24:00
Well, how about using the word in a sentence from the minutes of a meeting, or in the style of a policy or procedure document.

jadenguy - 2007-06-05: 12:25:00
Or make everybody put a cover letter on their TPS reports before submitting them.

purpleartichokes - 2007-06-05: 14:30:00
Make everyone sit through a performance review of their word.

Stevenson0 - 2007-06-05: 21:34:00
How about filing long range plans, having the boss to dinner(you're invited Mr. Verbotomy next weekend)and paying into the coffee and gift fund?!?!?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-01: 00:38:00
Today's definition was suggested by Lucyof2009. Thank you Lucyof2009. ~ James