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sob sto·ry

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word sob story.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sob story, sob stuffnoun

    a sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress; designed to arouse sympathy

Wiktionary

  1. sob storynoun

    A sad story, especially one intended to elicit sympathy.

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  1. sob story

    A sob story is a narrative or anecdote that is intended to elicit sympathy or pity from listeners or readers, typically characterized by unfortunate, tragic, or sad circumstances or events. It's often used to manipulate a situation or to gain attention or advantage.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sob story in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sob story in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sob story in a Sentence

  1. Sarah Dowd:

    This isn't a sob story. This is not a story about desperation, this is a story about the fight for our lives. And what you see here today is that fight, we're not here to cry. ... This is a tragedy without a doubt, but we're here to fight, because we deserve better, everyone that works in Harlem Hospital deserves better.


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