(Sports & Games) A narrow or last-minute defeat.
A grossly sentimental story, drama, or performance.
Presenting people and their problems, concerns, or achievements in a way that arouses interest or sympathy:
a sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress; designed to arouse sympathy
Find another word for sob-story. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sob-story, like: hard luck story, heartbreaker, schmaltz, tale of woe, tearjerker, hardship tale, maudlin plea, emotional appeal, human-interest, sentimentalism and pathos.