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The act of staying in your room for days at a time, not showering, and avoiding social interaction to the point of becoming a greasy, unhealthy slob. Usually accompanied by heavy use of the internet and/or video games. A fermenter's natural habitat is typically found in the dark corners of sites like 4chan, reddit, and twitch.

Once you start to ferment, it can be hard to get out, usually requiring some sort of wake-up call from the outside world. Some fermenters never get this wake-up call or ignore it, resulting in a lifetime spent mostly in their rooms.

Fermentation can lead to later complications such as depression, anxiety, anti-sociality, obesity, diabetes, and more.
Friend 1: Hey man, were gonna see a movie tonight, wanna come?
Friend 2: Nah dude, I gotta rank up on League of Legends, I'm gonna pass this time.
Friend 1: Bro you've been playing that game for three days straight, you're fermenting dude!
Friend 2: Shit man, you're right. Imma take a shower and join y'all
by edges64 June 20, 2019
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1. the art of 'mellowing' or cooling down when one has previously been in a bit of a furor,

2. to receed from a heated discussion or outburst.
adam :dude!? what the hell did you do that for? does it look like my name is bob geldoff?

sam :well if you'd like to ferment...
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