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Festivitransation

Created by: igho1207

Pronunciation: fes-tiv-it-ran-say-shun

Sentence: The process of festivitransation can be the worst part of early spring for some people.

Etymology: festive/trans(opposite)/ation(as in sensATION).

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Heftalump

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: hef-tah-lump

Sentence: Rachel told her friend Sue that when she weighed herself at the end of winter she got a heftalump in her tummy.

Etymology: heft; heffalump; lump

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Autoblubiphobia

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Created by: buck180

Pronunciation: aw/tow/blub/uh/FOE/bee/yah

Sentence: Looking in the mirror Susan realized that she'd never lose her excess winter weight before beach season. It was at that precise moment that her autoblubiphobia kicked in causing her to cringe and despise her perfect size 6 frame.

Etymology: A combining of: The prefix AUTO - pertaining to self. BLUBBER - whale fat. And the Latin suffix PHOBIA - an irrational fear.

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Blimpblight

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: blimp/blite

Sentence: As she ambled across the room like an elephant, she realized that her nightly forays into the refrigerator foraging for leftovers was the cause of a bothersome state her husband often referred to as blimpblight.

Etymology: blimp + blight

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Hibernationshock

Created by: cheetah

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Aunt Junipher experiences a depressing state of hibernationshock during the bikini sales each spring.

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

I like it! - ErWenn, 2007-02-28: 11:57:00

me too! - wordmeister, 2007-02-28: 13:01:00

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Pudjitters

Created by: iwasatripwire

Pronunciation: pudge-itters

Sentence: Just thinking about bikinis gives me the pudjitters

Etymology: pudgy + jitters

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Speedophobic

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: spEED-O-fhO-bic

Sentence: Jill is speedophobic, getting concerned that David is pigging out at the buffet, knowing there is only 20 days to the pool party. She did all she could to keep her food down just picturing David in his tiny polkadotted speedo.

Etymology: speedo,type of swim suit/phobic, fear of

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Expostfatto

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: Ex-post-fat-toe

Sentence: Brenda was more blue than the blues, more down than the Downs, and more depressed than her mattress springs. She was experiencing the post-Christmas dieter's syndrome of expostfatto.

Etymology: From "ex post facto", a legal term referring to laws that change the legal status of events that happened before the law is enacted. (i.e. Hoping that the effect of overeating can be changed.)

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COMMENTS:

The mattress reference is hillarious!! - purpleartichokes, 2007-02-28: 06:42:00

Took me a while to think up...but I didn't want to get rid of the beginning of the sentence! - Discoveria, 2007-02-28: 07:49:00

Silly, but amusing. - ErWenn, 2007-02-28: 11:57:00

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Flabberession

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: flab-ber-er-shun

Sentence: After flabbernating all winter long, William was so flabbergasted went he stepped on the scale, that he immediately fell into a state of deep flabberession.

Etymology: flab + flabbergast + depression

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COMMENTS:

Erm, your pronunciation and sentence use don't match your word...flabulous idea though... - Discoveria, 2007-02-28: 13:37:00

I keep changing the spelling. I think this is it... - wordmeister, 2007-02-28: 13:43:00

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Adiposetraumaticstress

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: a dee po straw mat ick stress

Sentence: unfortunately her adiposetraumaticstress sent her straight back to the fridge for more icecream, it was going to be a long winter of discontent.

Etymology: adipose tissue, post traumatic stress

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COMMENTS:

petaj whew - good effort in the pronunciation - petaj, 2007-03-01: 05:06:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-02-28: 00:08:31
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes.
Thank you purpleartichokes! ~ James

'Yikes! Spring is almost here and this stupid scale is still wrong.'

DEFINITION: n. That sinking feeling you get when you realize that you will be shedding your winter coat, before you can possibly shed the extra layer of insulation (i.e. fat) that you gained over the winter. v. To worry about your weight.

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