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butthurt

[ buht-hurt ]
/ ˈbʌtˌhɜrt /
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noun
mental distress or irritation caused by an overreaction to a perceived personal slight, a bad outcome, etc.
adjective
feeling such mental distress or irritation: The comments section is full of butthurt idiots.
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Origin of butthurt

1995–2000; butt1 + hurt; in reference to spanking a child
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