Verboticism: Pixosis

'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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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


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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Created by: metrohumanx


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


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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")


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


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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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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)


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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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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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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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


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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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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