Verboticism: Desperationing

'I need to feel sexy again! Give me Britney's abs!'

DEFINITION: v. intr., To compensate for emotional rejection by trying to change one's appearance through aggressive dieting, exercise and/or plastic surgery -- common among aging divorcees.

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Desperationing

Created by: Wordhewer

Pronunciation: deh-speh-RASH-on-ing

Sentence: Despite almost two months of unaccustomed exercise and rigorous dietary desperationing, Carl was disappointed that his love handles were as grippable as ever.

Etymology: desperation + rationing

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