Definitions for sob story
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an excessively sentimental human-interest story.
an alibi or excuse, esp. one designed to arouse sympathy.
Origin of sob story:
sob story, sob stuff(noun)
a sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress; designed to arouse sympathy
A sad story, especially one intended to elicit sympathy.
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