Verboticism: Synthience

'I know it's loaded with calories...'

DEFINITION: n. Any highly-processed food or beverage in which the natural ingredients have been removed and replaced with artificial flavors and additives. v. To consume food products laced with synthetic sweeteners, imitation flavors, and other carcinogens.

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Badditive

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad it tiv

Sentence: Sidney ate processed foods everyday and was concerned that they had all had a badditive component to them. His first clue should have been in some of their brand names:E-Cola, Tinned Salmon Ella and Canned Ptomainetoes...

Etymology: Bad (not good, not safe nor edible) & Additive (something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine)

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Colack

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: COE lack

Sentence: One day when I asked her why she always asked me for a colack instead of a cola she said, "You notice how cola sounds so good. Co la la la la...its a happy sound. I call it colack because it lacks anything good." When I asked her why she continued to order them everyday, she said, "I guess I lack good sense."

Etymology: COLA: soda drink LACK: to have none or not enough of something

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Pseudapop

Created by: otherguy

Pronunciation: soōdapäp

Sentence: Sodapop is bad enough, but substituting artificial flavoring and sweeteners for anything almost natural change it over to pseudapop.

Etymology: pseudo: fake + pop: soda

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COMMENTS:

artr Nice word. - artr, 2009-01-29: 06:11:00

Very good! - Mustang, 2009-01-29: 07:17:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:43:00

Perfect fit for word definition good job! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-24: 07:16:00

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Grossceries

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: gross/cer/ees

Sentence: When John goes shopping for food, he fills his cart with grossceries with zero to no nutritional value such as sham spam, potato hydrogenated artery filler, cancerspartan sweetened pop, hot (cow eyes, teeth and skin) dogs, mock chicken (wrack of rat) and Wonder enriched bread (less than 50% wood chips and white drywall dust).

Etymology: GROSSCERIES - noun - from GROSS + GROCERIES

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COMMENTS:

So apt! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:26:00

like it. - galwaywegian, 2009-01-29: 08:53:00

Now I no longer Wonder why they called it Wonder Bread! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 19:46:00

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Niltritious

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: nil-trish-uhs

Sentence: After years of eating "junk food", Jerry has decides to turn his eating habits around. Now if he is hungry between meals he will reach for a health bar and an energy drink instead of a bag of chips and a soda. His diet is still niltritous but he at least he FEELS better about it.

Etymology: nil (nonexistent, nothing) + nutritious (providing nourishment, especially to a high degree; nourishing; healthful)

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Eatitives

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: eet it ivs

Sentence: Freddy only consumed foods laced with eatitives. He believed that lots of long names in ingredients were healthy for him and powered up his energy and nutrition count.

Etymology: Eat (to consume) & Additives (things added to foods to enhance flavour, shelf life, colour and desirability)

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Caldrieath

Created by: leeannhamers

Pronunciation: Ka-Al-dree-eth

Sentence: My mom told me not to have soda its one of those Caldrieath foods.

Etymology: Calories, Drinks, Death

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Nutrideficient

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: noo-treh-de-FISH-unt

Sentence: Cameron was in complete denial about the 'power drink' he consumed daily, thinking it was packed with added vitamins, minerals and nutriments but it was in fact, totally nutrideficient.

Etymology: Blend of nutrition and deficient

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx One summer I ran into a deli to get a Yoo-Hoo and was amazed by the daunting display of "sports drinks" and other things of dubious origins. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 01:41:00

Excellent word! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:39:00

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Unhefdite

Created by: Xanman12321

Pronunciation: Uhn-heff-dait

Sentence: Wow, those potato chips were unhefdites, you know? Oops, I unhefdited! Uh oh...

Etymology: Unhealthy diet -> Unhefdite

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Sinmatation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sin ma tay shun

Sentence: John's kitchen was a chemist's nightmare. His prepared and processed foods were full of ingredients with very long, complex and foreign sounding components. His fridge and freezer were filled with modified products like near-beer, fake-a-cola, meatcheat, shamham, narydairy, stiltedcheese, designwine, oughterwater, yolkjoke, pearsatz and artifishfingers. John had traded away nutrition and healthy sustenance for convenience and sinmatation. His pantry contained replicas of foods, like synammon, appeteasers, fakemixes, bastardpasta, forgeporridge, macaphoni, wannabeans, dupesoup,inbreads, fauxjoe, cornterfeits and other appetite simulants. Yes, John, would learn later in life that trading off cooking time and a few calories and possible tooth decay for mysterious, unpronounceable carcinogenic substances was a short-sighted exchange.

Etymology: Sin (an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will) & Synthetic (a compound made artificially by chemical reactions;not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially) & Imitation ( copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone/something else)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx You crack me up every time, Nosie. Those new "lite" pierogies just don't do it for me, though. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-29: 01:39:00

They go with cabbage droles and cubelsa! - Nosila, 2009-01-29: 01:50:00

Super sentence. Super Word! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 22:20:00

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