noun: period marked by the feeling of disappointment, mutual awkwardness, sadness and/or recovery immediately following the romantic and/or sexual rejection by a close friend.
(AKA: The brother/sister zone)
verb: romantically and/or sexually reject a close friend
noun: Damn... I thought for sure Suzie would reciprocate. I didn't expect to be put in the friend zone.
verb: I'd hate to friend zone Linda. She's is a nice girl, but I'm just not attracted to her at all.