miserabilist

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miserabilist

(ˈmɪzərəbɪlɪst; ˈmɪzrə-) or

miserablist

n
a person who appears to enjoy being depressed, esp a performer of or listener to gloomy music
adj
of, resembling, or likely to be enjoyed by a miserabilist or miserabilists
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Played with sufficient warmth by Ben Stiller to retain our empathy if not our sympathy, the eponymous grouch is repeatedly reminded of the true riches in his miserablist existence: his adoring wife (Jenna Fischer) and child (Austin Abrams).
Played with sufficient warmth by Ben Stiller, above, to retain our empathy if not our sympathy, the eponymous grouch is repeatedly reminded of the true riches in his miserablist existence: his adoring wife (Jenna Fischer) and child (Austin Abrams).
Played with enough warmth by Ben Stiller to retain our empathy if not our sympathy, Brad is repeatedly reminded of the true riches in his miserablist existence: his adoring wife and child.
Played with enough warmth by Ben Stiller, pictured, to retain our empathy if not our sympathy, Brad is repeatedly reminded of the true riches in his miserablist existence: his adoring wife and child.
Played with enough warmth by Ben Stiller to retain our empathy, if not our sympathy, Brad is repeatedly reminded of the true riches in his miserablist existence: his adoring wife and child.
That was before the Enlightenment project took a narrow, empiricist turn and Modernism put on its miserablist 20th century cloak (for a critique, see Toulmin, 1992).
After "Flanders" (one downbeat human drama too many from perpetual miserablist Dumont), I can't blame Thierry Fremaux for banishing the director from competition --although Dumont surprised everyone by switching to comedy for his hilariously eccentric "Li'l Quinquin." Back in official selection, his latest allegedly pushes the absurdism to Dada extremes.
However, it is a miserablist account that tries to present the 80s as all about Thatcher jingoism, Scargill and the miners being destroyed and complete penury for the working classes.
It's a shame we didn't get to see the vegetarian miserablist, 55, on the sofa with ex-Corrie star Michelle Keegan and actor Elijah Wood.
After all, it's more interesting than diver Tom Daley's recent series about what he did on his holidays or Pilkington's miserablist and myopic view on other cultures.
No miserablist, she used to claim to be surprised when people spoke of the "negativity" of her work: "I had always thought it was kind of happy."