pity party

pity party

n
slang a episode of indulgent self-pity
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She also hinted that I could be in the middle of a pity party. I thought about that.
'We're gonna have to beat the boys off you.' 'See, total pity party,' Annabel murmurs as I attempt to pout seductively, ignoring a nudge of panic.
She is best known for a variety of hit songs, including Sippy Cup, Mad Hatter, Mrs Potato Head, Cry Baby, Pacify Her, Soap, Dollhouse and Pity Party.
Its main goal, she said, is to "uplift women's spirits and make them know their worth and be ready to face challenges head-on, rather than having a pity party".
But thanks to her work pals giving her a week to "snap out of it", Natalie was able to overcome her "pity party" and threw all her energy into her recovery.
Skip the pity party and get a massage or your nails done.
I'm tempted to throw myself a little pity party, become irritable and generally, unhappy.
Following the above event will be Puddles Pity Party, also at the Tower Theatre, but on Sunday.
Empathy is not a pity party or a tendency to play the victim.
Though it was a difficult time for the British Empire, the new Prime Minister did not roll out any pity party; neither did he lament Chamberlain's handling of the situation nor call for a prayer session.
Has the world dissolved into a giant pity party? Or is it you?