Verboticism: Crurtle

'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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Obsexive

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ob/sex/ive

Sentence: Joe 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 for only one reason. 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: OBSEXIVE -noun - from OBSESSIVE (to think about something unceasingly, or persistently) + EX (a former boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse)

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Repalbind

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: ri-PEL-bahynd

Sentence: Repalbind consists, at first, of repel; later on, hopefully, repal.

Etymology: Blend of REPEL: To repulse; resist; oppose; reject; RE: again, anew; PAL: buddy, brother, partner, chum, crony, sidekick, mate; BIND:To exert a binding or restraining influence; form a chemical bond with.

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COMMENTS:

interesting blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-19: 16:00:00

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Exappeal

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: ex/ap·peal

Sentence: Marvin couldnt quite get over the fact that his old girlfriend Marla had such exappeal at the company Christmas party. He very much regretted that Marla had taken him up on his suggestion that she needed to get her "sexy back" by getting very large and noticeable breast implants.

Etymology: Combination of Ex and Sex-appeal (Physical attractiveness or personal qualities that arouse others sexually)

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Exsighting

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: iksītng

Sentence: Words cannot EXpress the emotion of Tim*s first EXsighting since their breakup. She looked so EXotic, so EXceptional he thought he might EXplode. He knew he had to make his EXit and EXpunge the thoughts he was having.

Etymology: ex (former) + sighting (manage to see or observe)

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mrskellyscl exquisite word - mrskellyscl, 2010-01-26: 05:05:00

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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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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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Exvision

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: ex-vizh-uhn

Sentence: Troy was clearly experiencing exvision when he realised that he was getting a crush on his ex-girlfriend's mother.

Etymology: ex + vision

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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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Badmiration

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: bad-meer-A-shun

Sentence: Todd knew going to his ex-sister-in-law's funeral was the right thing to do, and was already feeling proud of himself--even smug--for being a stand-up guy. That just made him all the more surprised (and ashamed) by the wave of badmiration that came over him when he saw his ex-wife process in, followed by her mother, who seemed to be hotter in grief than he could ever recall her being before. He slinked out of the service before the end.

Etymology: Bad, as in "not good" combined with admiration--the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising.

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COMMENTS:

funny twist - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-19: 15:59:00

I likey. - lumina, 2008-08-19: 17:16:00

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Exgoggles

Created by: justinchau

Pronunciation: Ex-gog-gools

Sentence: After empirically proving the +10% in attraction perception due to presence of beer, scientists have also recently proven the presence of an Ex results in a +50% attraction phenomenon dubbed 'exgoggles'. Many a broken-up couple have reunited to each other's dismay due to a combination of both exgoggles and beer goggles. Scientists are now trying to prove the phenomenon of 'beerphones'.

Etymology: Ex+Beergoggles.

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