sob stuff


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sob stuff

n
material such as films, stories, etc, that play upon the emotions by the overuse of pathos and sentiment
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Noun1.sob stuff - a sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress; designed to arouse sympathy
narration, narrative, story, tale - a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
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sob stuff

n (fam) (in film) → sentimentalismo
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Rather than the vision of the 'Ghairatmand Mussalman' to rid the country of its debt addiction, we have a sad Umar, the finance minister-select, with this sob stuff: 'The crisis is so severe and requires measures so urgent that no option can be ruled out.' In an angry rebuttal to those he thought misunderstood him, he tweeted: 'I had said no option including IMF is ruled out.
Biddulph claims to be restoring men's pride, but is really just peddling the same old sob stuff about the taming of the shrews.
Now, the Palace is pumping out the sob stuff about how Andy feels badly betrayed and his mammy, Her Snootiness Old Liz, wants to give Fergie the Order of the Boot-up-the-bum for letting the side down.