Verboticism: Consumania

'This cupcake is evil! I must destroy it, before it destroys me.'

DEFINITION: v. To follow a diet with such rigor and fervor that it consumes all your energy, and throws everything, even your desserts, out of proportion. n. A person who thinks too much about what they eat.

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Created by: sodium

Pronunciation: ann-oh-may-nee-uh

Sentence: Clarence's anomania caused him to constantly ask the waitstaff at restaurants precisely how many calories were in each dish.

Etymology: anorexia + mania

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Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: hu-loos-uh-neet

Sentence: If she concentrated hard enough, Sheila could hallucineat without consuming a calorie or sacrificing flavor.

Etymology: hallucinate + eat

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Created by: chris

Pronunciation: slim-bal-ans

Sentence: Jade's life was so slimbalanced that she wouldn't even lick a stamp for fear of the calories it might contain.

Etymology: slim + imbalance


If she's slimbalanced, doesn't theat make her a slimbacil? lol. - TrJoshB, 2007-01-24: 16:53:00


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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: neur/ex/ic

Sentence: She was a text book neurexic, totally obsessed with losing her appetite.

Etymology: neurotic + anorexic


erasmus - erasmus, 2007-01-12: 07:46:00


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Created by: GreatRandew

Pronunciation: Cal-or-ob-SESS-ed

Sentence: She's so calorbsessed that she won't even be in the same room with a piece of cake.

Etymology: calorie + obsessed

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Created by: tgulden

Pronunciation: Dy/at/i/siz/um

Sentence: Her diatisicm was so great that she put all the refined sugar in the house into the fire pit.

Etymology: diet + fanaticism

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /gr&b-'ses/

Sentence: Antonio's grubsession with his low-carb diet lead him to try to pick the bits of breadcrumb out of his mother's meatloaf.

Etymology: From grub + obsess

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Created by: Manhattan



Etymology: Tunnelvision and diet.

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Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: con-syoo-main-eeya

Sentence: "Rachel gobbled it all up. She inhaled it. It was total consumania."

Etymology: consume + mania

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Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: dy-et-o-hol-ik

Sentence: Reba was a dietoholic, she couldn't even eat a rice-cake without a bad conscience!

Etymology: diet: to loose weight by limiting consumption -holic: addicted to

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