A collection of preternatural, sentient entities, believed to conspire to turn the course of one's fate for the worst, picking especially on those in a romantic relationship who are content. Reputedly repelled by destroying a prom dress.
"You have a high tolerance to physical pain, so the cosmic forces have converted the comfort you get from this into stress and tension in other parts of your life."
Coined by the character Joey in the sitcom 'Friends', in reference to the sweat induced by tackling a particularly large meal, eg. a whole turkey.
"Uh oh, the meatsweats are comin'!"