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(adjective) given to tears or weeping; tearful / (adjective) tending to cause tears; mournful

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the consentimental affective regime imposed by reality TV, lachrymose advertising and soap operas

—p.230 Remember Who the Enemy Is (227) by Mark Fisher
5 years, 4 months ago

even in Glenn Beck’s lachrymose sacrilege at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington

—p.23 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
3 years ago

The culture industry’s hagiography (Barry, Southside with You) is accompanied by a torrent of schmaltzy and lachrymose words

—p.84 ‘One thinge that ouerthroweth all that were graunted before’: On Being Presidential (81) by China Miéville
5 years, 4 months ago

The breakdown of old algorithms occasions epistemological crisis; hence liberalism's panicked lachrymosity, the outrage of denied entitlement, conspiracism and self-righteousness.

hahaha i love his writing

—p.115 Silence in Debris: Towards an Apophatic Marxism (115) by China Miéville
5 years, 5 months ago

Meanwhile, liberal culture wrings its hands over the thinness of the veneer over our savagery, from the nasty visionary artistry of Lord of the Flies, to lachrymose middlebrow tragedy-porn, emoting and decontextualising wars

—p.19 On Social Saidsm (17) by China Miéville
2 years, 5 months ago

Jewish history as told today is lachrymose, a long series of defeats and disasters

—p.191 Doykayt: Yiddishland for All (187) missing author
2 years, 5 months ago

George Osborne, the Chancellor, had painted a lachrymose picture of the 'shift-worker, leaving home in the dark hours of the morning, who looks up at the closed blinds of their next-door neighbour sleeping off a life on benefits'

what he's really saying is that the idea of people on benefits disrupts the dominant ideology of work being something you need to do to live lmao

—p.49 The Westminster Cartel (46) by Owen Jones
6 years, 7 months ago