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bulimarexia

Syllabification: bu·lim·a·rex·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˌbo͝oliməˈreksēə
 
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Definition of bulimarexia in English:

noun

chiefly US
Another term for bulimia nervosa (see bulimia).
Example sentences
  • The juxtaposition of two accounts of Tanya's bulimarexia provides insight into the effects an eating disorder can have on a family.
  • There is a childish selfishness to bulimarexia, - I'm going to do this to my body and you can't stop me.
  • I have had issues with bulimarexia and am bipolar as well.

Origin

1970s: blend of bulimia and anorexia.

Derivatives

bulimarexic

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Pronunciation: /-ˈreksik/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • In this paper I present clinical observations about the bulimarexic's lack of belief in people's intentions to communicate personally with one another and the affectual communicative function of the spoken word.
  • The lives of bulimarexics are devoid of fun, humor, and genuine self-pleasure.
  • Another case study in the book is of a bulimarexic, a person who eats in binges, then forces himself to vomit or purges the food with laxatives.

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