One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- short for thinspiration
- ‘The thinspo accounts did affect me while I was sick.’
- ‘One of site's most popular themes is "Health and Fitness", but it features a lot of photos of emaciated women, often tagged "thinspo" and "thinspiration".’
- ‘Your average Jane Doe will recognize that the bodies shown in the thinspo images are not only very hard to attain, but definitely not healthy.’
- ‘Thinspo communities continue to leap across different platforms, casting an ever-wider net.’
- ‘People with eating disorders may want to set up blocks on "thinspo" content.’
- ‘It's pretty obvious to the general public that thinspo isn't healthy.’
- ‘Many women struggling with an eating disorder grow protective over thinspo, because it becomes so integral to maintaining and continuing their disorder.’
- ‘Following the site's decision to ban 'thinspo' content, users are being encouraged to report pro-anorexia content so the website can remove it.’
- ‘The TV presenter responded: "People are different sizes; I'm not trying to be thinspo for anyone."’
- ‘Typing in "thinspo" returns a list of pages rife with pictures that are common to eating disorder blogs, like those that fetishize thigh gaps and miniscule waistlines.’
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