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Applies to anything that you are under the impression that you are absolutely infatuated with it, until you remove it from its surroundings, and realize that it was only fabulous in comparison with the absolute crap it was surrounded by.

Called the Marshall's Syndrome due to the fact that this effect most commonly takes place when one is shopping at Marshall's or a Marshall's like store such as T.J. Maxx. One item of clothing looks adorable, untli you bring it home only to realize it is hideous when compared to your other clothes.
Indie Girl at Frat Party #1 "Wait! Wait! There's one! That guy is soo hottt. He's definitely the hottest guy in the room hands down"

Indie Girl #2 "You've got a sad case of the Marshall's syndrome my friend."
by symbiotic February 08, 2010