sobby


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sobby

adjective
Affectedly or extravagantly emotional:
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I don't like the notion of reading all these sobby stories, that this team isn't doing good because such-and-such a star is injured.
3) the use of expression or affect to instinctively raise pitch without increasing volume, pressure or constriction (for example: sobby, pathetic, pleasant, surprise, good idea/epiphany, joy);
Some repetitious dilemma won't go away whether we choose to be naive, moral, sophisticated, class-analytic, weepy, sobby, laughing or whatever.
The minor characters are equally strong--from her sobby friend Suzy to Big Tex, Julia's amour, who reminds her of a rodeo clown, to a coke-snorting, wisecracking real estate agent.
We kind of get sobby about it, because we both wish it would stop, but it's not really that big of a deal.