Verboticism: Nutrideficient

'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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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

Points: 899

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Comments: Nutrideficient

metrohumanx - 2009-01-29: 01:41:00
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.

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