Verboticism: Retrofatuation

'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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Crurtle

Created by: Sievehead

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Exboggam

Created by: leomar

Pronunciation: ex-bog-gam

Sentence: ex=x bog=ibog gam=tagam

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Gonetraction

mattbear

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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Jealusty

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: jel/us/tee

Sentence: Never in a million years did Jerry think he would run into his ex at his new "Dance Like the Stars Do on Dancing With the Stars on ABC 11:00 PM Eastern, 8 PM Pacific" class. Not only was he shocked when he saw that she had finally lost that "last" 162 pounds, but also by the sudden pangs of jealusty he felt as he watched her practicing her Samba with Ferrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrnando.

Etymology: Jealous: Jealousy typically refers to the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that occur when a person believes a valued relationship is being threatened by a rival. Lust: crave: have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

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Ole, lumina, love your word and the class name, that would make me sign up for it! Cheers! - Nosila, 2008-08-19: 18:00:00

Nosila-Your comment starting with "Ole" made me happy...happy to know YOU know...how to rrrrrrrrrroll you rrrrrrrr's. :) - lumina, 2008-08-19: 18:25:00

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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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Exuality

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ekshoōalitē

Sentence: Now that they are separated Mark finds that Lisa exudes exuality. To make matters worse, she was promoted and is now Mark’s boss.

Etymology: ex (a former husband, wife, or partner in a relationship) + sexuality (capacity for sexual feelings)

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Formergoneconclusion

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: for/mur/gon/con/clu/shun

Sentence: It is a formergoneconclusion that an ex will look more appealing after the break up.

Etymology: former + gone + foregone conclusion

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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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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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Moatthabef

Created by: grahaff

Pronunciation: mo-at-tha-bef

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Etymology: Mo - More At- Attractive tha- than Bef- Before

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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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