Verboticism: Mollycoddle

'I ate it for the starving kids.'

DEFINITION: v., To finish your plate and eat all the food in front of you, even when not hungry. n., Compulsive over-consumption of food in order to relieve guilt.

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Gluttoneed

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: glut ton need

Sentence: Stanley ate for others. He had a definite gluttoneed. Instead of donating what he paid for all this food (like 8 delivered pizzas tonight alone) to an organization, he felt the gluttoneed to eat for others and show he could do his part when the Pizza Place donated a dollar for every pizza sold to Overeaters Anonymous. Yes, Mr. Big-Hearted Donor, was contemplating ordering fried chicken tomorrow night to support Chicken Breast Cancer, Restless Chicken Leg Syndrome and Buffalo Wings Transplants (who wants to see a Buffalo without wings?). On the weekend he planned to order fifteen Hot Dogs to donate money to Dogters Without Border Collies; Find the Cur and Seeing-Eye Hot Dogs. Yes, Stanley was an angel, who was fast out-growing his halo!

Etymology: Gluttony ( eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins);habitual eating to excess) & Need (have need of; require as useful, just, or proper;the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior)

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COMMENTS:

Nice! - hiladizzle, 2008-09-21: 22:13:00

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Compulseindulge

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: com-PULSE-in-dulj

Sentence: Freddie had a phobia regarding leftovers wherein he feared they would go to waste if not eaten immediately and he would immediately compulseindulge following meals wherein he would clean up all leftovers in dishes and from other folks plates.

Etymology: Blend of 'compulsion'(a strong, usually irresistible impulse to perform an act) and 'indulge' (to yield to, satisfy, or gratify (desires, feelings, etc)

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Cleanplateclubitis

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: cleen/playt/club/eye/tis

Sentence: For years, the threat of no dessert and the empty allure of membership in the 'Clean Plate Club' goaded Stacey into finishing all the food on her plate, even if it meant eating well past the full point into tummy-aching illness. Today, Stacey still suffers from cleanplateclubitis, using garlic bread to scrape up any remaining pasta sauce.

Etymology: The Clean Plate Club, insidious coercion technique used by parents of the previous generation(s) to get kids to eat all their food, plus itis, the common suffix related to disease.

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Gormanitarian

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gawr/man/i/tair/ee/uhn

Sentence: Joe, the ultimate gormanitarian, was quoted as saying, " I ate six helpings of everything for all the starving children in the world. God bless them and pass the leftover ham and potatoes."

Etymology: GORMANITARIAN - noun - from GORMANDIZE (to eat greedily, or ravenously) + HUMANITARIAN (having concern for and helping to improve the welfare and happiness of people)

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vmalcolm Great word! - vmalcolm, 2008-09-12: 07:37:00

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Gastronopathic

Created by: aayeye

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My gastronopathic tendencies forces me to clean my plate.

Etymology: Gastronomy + Empathy

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Leftoeuvre

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: LEFT-eu-vrr

Sentence: Kit picked over the remains of the bloomin' onion and the bits of sirloin scattered about the table at the Outback until there was nary a leftoeuvre remaining. Her friends shook their heads sadly as they watched her gnawrosis manifest itself. gnawrosis: to eat compulsively.

Etymology: left(over) + oeuvre (in the sense of a complete set) = all the food left on the table. gnaw + neurosis = to compulsively eat.

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Pignial

Created by: julyd

Pronunciation: pig-ni-al

Sentence: His friends often said he was in pignial because of his excessive eating habits and poor justifications.

Etymology: pig + denial

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Foodanism

vmalcolm

Created by: vmalcolm

Pronunciation: /fu:dənɪzəm/

Sentence: "Brothers and Sisters, this is a proposal for you to stop feeling that guilt when a piece of chicken has been left on the plate and you have no freezer... Convert to Foodanism, feel the spirituality of an empty plate..." "By foodanizing everything you'll feel the relief... the calm... Eat! Consume!"

Etymology: FOODANISM. From Food (A specified kind of nourishment) + ISM (suff. Doctrine; theory; system of principles)

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Gormandizationing

Created by: touch72

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Appenitite

Created by: tehbeks

Pronunciation: ah peh nuh tite

Sentence: Robert had skipped church that morning, so he decided to perform his appenitence with gusto at brunch.

Etymology: appetite + penitence

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