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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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Roseglassing

hellohime

Created by: hellohime

Pronunciation: Roseglassing - Rohz-Glah'sing

Sentence: You're Roseglassing over your entire relationship.

Etymology: From the saying "Looking at life through rose coloured glasses". Meaning that your past looks better than it actually was.

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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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Liarola

badthing

Created by: badthing

Pronunciation:

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Exspell

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: ex/spell

Sentence: Wow! Pete thought, I know this ain't right but I can't help thinking she's got me under an exspell.

Etymology: Inspired by expel, to remove perhaps an idea or desire. From. Ex- see def. + Spell. a certain type of magic involving old ladies with pointy hats and noses with warts on who toil over large vats of a secret concoction.

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COMMENTS:

Bewitching! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-20: 05:35:00

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Ruegret

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: roo + gret

Sentence: How I do rurgret the day I gave up the single finest woman I'll ever have, until I meet a new girl anyway.

Etymology: rue + regret

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Buhbyepolar

Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: buh-bahy-poh-ler

Sentence: Joe could hardly stand her before they broke up, but now can't keep his eyes off of her. He's buh-byepolar.

Etymology: Buh-bye as in "See ya...don't let the door hit you in the ass!" + bipolar as in "bipolar disorder"

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COMMENTS:

A great turn of words! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-18: 08:48:00

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Exappeal

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: eks-ah-peel

Sentence: Even though he had "been there, done that," he was no match for her exappeal.

Etymology: Eh, this word's kinda obvious - I found a sappy book with this title... if I think of something better, I'll change it if I can.

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COMMENTS:

works for me! - galwaywegian, 2007-09-18: 06:24:00

OK, I won't change it to boomerbang or ho-yo ("Exual Healing" playing in the background on the did'er,didjou?). - purpleartichokes, 2007-09-18: 06:47:00

Those artichokes seem to be the new superfood! Certainly seem to be hitting a purple patch! - galwaywegian, 2007-09-18: 07:02:00

Great word! Boomerbang is awesome too. We've all been down the boomerbang regret road on a Saturday morning. After the exappeal has worn off! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-18: 08:40:00

You beat me to it! - Osomatic, 2007-09-18: 14:12:00

Sorry Oso! - purpleartichokes, 2007-09-18: 15:52:00

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Sourgropes

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sow er grow ps

Sentence: He felt severe sourgropes as he watched, "Frigid Brigid" his ex wife, gyrate across the dance floor practically copulating with that young spanish prince as the crowd screamed thier approval.

Etymology: sour grapes, grope

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Exmagnetraited

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Ex-mag-ne-tray-ted

Sentence: Since dumping Clare for a younger model last year, Charles couldn't understand why he felt so exmagnetraited toward her everytime he saw her out with her new toyboy. In fact he was so drawn to her again that he was thinking of going under the knife in the vain hope of winning her back.

Etymology: Ex(Former spouse/partner) + magnet(a person or thing that has a powerful atttraction) + trait(a distinguishing characteristic) = Exmagnetraited

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Remotestewing

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: ri-moht-stoo-ng

Sentence: Jim was afflicted with a bad case of remotestewing when he witnessed his ex's picture on the dating site.

Etymology: A derivation of remote viewing. remote + stewing (as in desire)

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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