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    the ability to inexplicably achieve a disappointing result, even when success seems all but inevitable. Used especially in American college football and named after the team the Clemson Tigers.

    Saturday night's loss to Florida State was an excellent example of Clemsoning.

    To cap that disappointing season of Clemsoning, the Tigers were rocked as heavy favorites against West Virginia, 70-33, in the Orange Bowl.

    Submitted by Mike from United States on 21/09/2014
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