Verboticism: Regrectacles

'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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Priusamare

Created by: muchiny

Pronunciation: PRI-us-amare

Sentence: [n. He looks so down when she walks by holding hands with her boyfriend, he might have priusamare.] [v. I'm sooo priusamare over my ex righ now...]

Etymology: Prius - Before in Latin Amare - Love in Latin

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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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Obsexive

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ob/sex/ive

Sentence: Jimmy was 'single' again, without any prospects and ran into his 'ex' Jenny and quickly fell into an obsexive state, wanting to be back with her. He began to obsex about his situation and this obsexiveness caused him to imbibe huge quantities of alcohol in a very short period of time.

Etymology: obsessive + ex

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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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Vexen

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: veks-en

Sentence: Rudy used to take his wife for granted. Now that they are divorced, she is a vexen.

Etymology: vixen (foxy female) + ex (former) + vex (to irritate; annoy; provoke)

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Dejablindside

MISSUNDERSTOOD

Created by: MISSUNDERSTOOD

Pronunciation: day'-zhe-blind-side

Sentence: When Pat sat down for the movie s/he choked on the Kool-Ade, whilst dejablindsided by Chris's new formidable beauty

Etymology: DEJA-VU (Fr. feeling of already seen + BLINDSIDE (blind-sid from an unseen or unexpected direction

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COMMENTS:

hyperborean The return of Angrogynous Pat and Chris! - hyperborean, 2012-10-22: 10:46:00

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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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Liarola

badthing

Created by: badthing

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Obsexive

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ob/sex/ive

Sentence: Jimmy was 'single' again, without any prospects and ran into his 'ex' Jenny and quickly fell into an obsexive state, wanting to be back with her. He began to obsex about his situation and this obsexiveness caused him to imbibe huge quantities of alcohol in a very short period of time.

Etymology: obsessive + ex

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COMMENTS:

which would make Jimmy a very obnoxious obsexive - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-18: 12:36:00

... maybe a very obnexious obsexive - Stevenson0, 2007-09-18: 14:15:00

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Pinacoluva

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: pee-na-ko-LUV-a

Sentence: Bob knew that his romance with Roxie was on the rocks, but when they met, by hap, at a bar called O'Malleys it was re-instantaneous pinacoluva. On seeing that it was Roxie, bliss-bombed Bob yelled: " you're the love that I looked for, come with me and escape."

Etymology: From "Pinacolado" & "luv." Based on Rupert Holmes' hit, "Escape" (The Pina Colado Song) about a man unhappy with his current relationship agrees to meet a woman at a bar only to find that she is his current lover and that they have still have so much in c

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COMMENTS:

another great sentence - porsche, 2007-09-18: 13:19:00

ditto - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-18: 13:20:00

A vote, and a thank you for bumping "Precious and Few" out of my head. - purpleartichokes, 2007-09-18: 14:06:00

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