Verboticism: Selfabhortrait

'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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Portraitor

sanssouci

Created by: sanssouci

Pronunciation: Poor Tray Tore

Sentence: "I have made many new friends online and some have suggested meeting up in person. The thing is I am too ashamed to admit this openly but I am a Portraitor."

Etymology: Portait - Traitor = Portraitor Potrait - A likeness of a person, especially one showing the face, that is created by a painter or photographer, for example Traitor - a person who deceives or betrays another, a cause, or any trust.

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Narcisschism

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: NARSE - uh - skiz - uhm

Sentence: Salome was a very beautiful young woman who knew she was beautiful yet had a bad case of narcisschism wherein she found only faults and defects in pictures of herself as well as with her reflection in a mirror.

Etymology: Blend of 'narcissism' (A regarding of oneself with undue favor) and 'schism' (Disunion; discord)

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COMMENTS:

Sounds the goods to me. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-01: 03:32:00

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Myfaceaphobia

Created by: finfangfoom

Pronunciation:

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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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COMMENTS:

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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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")

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

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Slimmaging

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: slim-ma-ging

Sentence: Slimmaging lets everyone see the real me -- a svelte rock and roll diva who can still tear it up in a black leather jumpsuit. Pay no attention to the grandmother baking cookies in the kitchen singing nursery rhymes to a two year old, that's just some woman who lives in my house.

Etymology: slimming: to become or make slim; slender + imaging: the mind's eye; the ability to perform mental images

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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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Selfabhortrait

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: self-ab-hor-trit

Sentence: Because she suffered from selfabhortrait and wanted everything pixelperfect, Julie didn't get her wedding album back from being photoshopped until five years after her divorce.

Etymology: self-portrait, abhor

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COMMENTS:

petaj Not as deadly as a similar sounding condition ending in ion. - petaj, 2007-06-05: 08:30:00

like south american self abhortration? that's extra deadly because bad stuff always comes from the jungle. ironically, all the best cures could probably be found in the jungle. - jadenguy, 2007-06-05: 09:21:00

(jungle love, it's driving me mad, it's making me crazy...) - purpleartichokes, 2007-06-05: 13:59:00

Jungle love! O-E-O-E-O! - Clayton, 2007-06-05: 17:58:00

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Doppeldigitize

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dop pel dij it eyze

Sentence: Dorothy liked to communicate with many on-line friends. She felt much safer and sexier by having her real photo go through a doppeldigitze process, so that she looked younger, fairer, thinner and more attractive and possibly even a richer persona. Of course, at this rate, she could never risk meeting these friends in person, lest they see they had been fooled. What she failed to understand was that they also doppeldigitized themselves, so that she could never recognize them from their photo-shopped images. Sadly, these were the most honest and real friends she had ever cultivated.

Etymology: Doppel (German for Double; a Doppelganger is someone's exact double, thought by many to be seen on a different parallel as an exact double or even an evil twin) & Digitize (put into digital form, as for use in a computer;to change into computer format)

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Mypicophobia

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)

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COMMENTS:

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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