Verboticism: Narcissisister

'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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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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COMMENTS:

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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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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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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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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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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COMMENTS:

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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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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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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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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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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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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