thinspiration

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Blend of thin +‎ inspiration

Noun[edit]

thinspiration (uncountable)

  1. Photographs or other material intended to provide inspiration for anorexia nervosa as a lifestyle choice.
    • 2008 May 25, Virginia Heffernan, “Narrow Minded”, in New York Times[1]:
      Like ballet and some forms of modern dance, thinspiration puts a premium on both agony and lightness.
  2. Material provided as an inspiration to stay thin or lose weight.
    • 2014 July 22, “Do and don'ts of thinspiration”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[2]:

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