emo

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e·mo

 (ē′mō)
n.
Rock music characterized by confessional lyrics about emotional topics.

[Short for earlier emo-core : emo(tional) + (hard)core.]

emo

(ˈiːməʊ)
n
(Pop Music)
a. a type of music combining traditional hard rock with personal and emotional lyrics
b. (as modifier): emo bands.
[C20: short for emotional rock]

emo

A variant of punk music in which the lyrics are highly personal to the performer and address emotional issues.
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When fragile dreams shatter, Patricia turns to her emotional rock, Nana (Cathy Moriarty).
Clemmie was the Prime Minister's emotional rock and most trusted confidante, aiding and guiding him in his decision making.
This can happen, whether you are a highly sensitive person or you are an emotional rock that others have leaned on.
That's why it developed into this big emotional rock opera thing, as it felt like I was recalling these emotions and going on a journey again.
Taylor Hawkins, 42, has issued a rant against the song, calling its unexpected dance direction a "bummer" after the emotional rock glory of their early albums.
Senior guard Julia Piwowarski of Webster, a soccer standout, provides leadership and enthusiasm - "the emotional rock of our team," Dullea said.
His 38-year-old wife of seven years, the mother of their two children, is said to have been an emotional rock for her husband as he struggles to get to grips to the situation, reports the Daily Mail.
But there is a change brewing and more and more people in the UK are enjoying their blend of emotional rock, including poppy new single No Sunlight.
Meanwhile, the emotional rock of the family, mother Guler (Ayten Tokun), suspects Mustafa has a mistress on the side.
Prince Harry should have gone to the party dressed as Matron, or Matron's softer antecedent in the lives of these young men: Nanny, the emotional rock to which many an upper-class lad clung for the rest of his life.
Travis, Jes' brother, eight years his senior, is the emotional rock.
While a few players have bickered among themselves and others have had inconsistent games, he's been an emotional rock.