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'Wow! She never looked that good when I was dating her...'

DEFINITION: n., A syndrome afflicting the recently separated in which the "ex" (i.e. ex-boyfriend, ex-girlfriend, ex-husband, or even an ex-mother-in-law) appears to be more attractive than ever before. v., To be attracted to your "ex".

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Exattractism

Created by: morikvendi

Pronunciation: eks-attract-ism

Sentence: George suffered from classical example of exattractism when he saw his ex-girlfriend with another guy, shining like she never shone before.

Etymology: ex - past, attractiveness

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Gonetraction

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Created by: mattbear

Pronunciation: gohn-track-shun

Sentence: A week after Julie dumped Ian, he got a bad case of gonetraction and started begging for her back.

Etymology: gone + attraction

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COMMENTS:

Or how about "goneheria?" - readerwriter, 2008-08-19: 05:27:00

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Exchantment

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: eks chant ment

Sentence: When Smedley ran into his ex-wife, Sharon, he barely recognized her. She was coiffed, slim, fashionable and apparently madly in love with her companion. After his initial jealousy, Smedley found himself falling under exchantment. Smedley, however, was no Prince of Darkness, so he was unable to even catch her eye...she was smitten by her new hubby,Ozzie.

Etymology: Ex (previous or former love) & Enchantment (a state of capturing interest as if by a spell)

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Retrofatuation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ret - roh - fat - yew - ay - shun

Sentence: Gilbert had a major case of retrofatuation when he saw Melissa for the first time after he called of their engagement, and he found that while he thought he had grown tired of her and bored with their relationship, he was suddenly taken aback by her beauty and presence.

Etymology: Blend of retro (go back) and infatuation.

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COMMENTS:

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-19: 15:59:00

I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-20: 05:31:00

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Losersexfabula

Created by: staggolee

Pronunciation: LOO-zerz-ex-FA-byoo-luh

Sentence: I saw John's ex-girlfriend, and she was losersexfabula!

Etymology: Modern American English metrosexual.

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Retrotraction

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: RET-ro-trak-shun

Sentence: It had been several months since Freddie had called off his and Lucy's engagement and when he saw her at the party with her new fiance he was taken aback at how gorgeous she was and he suffered a major wave of retrotraction and felt much regret for having dumped her earlier

Etymology: Blend of 'retro' (go back) and 'attraction' (n. the act, process, or power of attracting)

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Exboggam

Created by: leomar

Pronunciation: ex-bog-gam

Sentence: ex=x bog=ibog gam=tagam

Etymology:

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Retrotractive

joelb

Created by: joelb

Pronunciation: reh-tro-TRAK-tiv

Sentence: She looked quite retrotractive as my regret sank in.

Etymology: retroactive + attractive

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Exregret

Created by: jermainechambers44

Pronunciation: x-ree-gret

Sentence: Why is it everytime you see an ex-girl or boy friend you have to fight of that feeling on exregret that always follow shortly after?!

Etymology: Ex=(ex-girl or boy friend) Regret=(to wish you had made a diffrent decision than the one you made in the past)

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COMMENTS:

ex-cellent - Nosila, 2010-01-26: 17:37:00

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Bettamorphosis

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: betta morf oh sis

Sentence: Why was it that bettamorphosis was at its worst when you hadn't yet replaced your ex, he thought. She looked a hundred times better than she did last week. Hell, even her date was better looking than she used to be!

Etymology: metamorphosis, better

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-18: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Scrumpy. Thank you Scrumpy! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-26: 00:16:00
Today's definition was suggested by Scrumpy. Thank you Scrumpy. ~ James

jermainechambers44 - 2010-01-26: 16:02:00
Exregret