- Variant of miserable + -ist, with interconsonant -i- added due to difficulty pronuncing a four-consonant cluster (-blst). (Wiktionary)
“But in hindsight I can’t deny that there was something fundamentally “dark” about the RS books, a kind of miserabilist ruling aesthetic or purple-tinged gothlike mood.”
“Something that a gay teen might rather prefer to see than some miserabilist tale aimed at middle-class post-college hipsters and chin-strokers?”
“The associated childhood memory is of my miserabilist next-door neighbour, Mr Fletcher, who mowed his lawn twice a week (so it was carpet-like and perfect) and would never give my ball back.”
“For in these miserabilist times we are living in, it has become de rigeur to discuss our fellow citizens with an attitude of contempt.”
“It lowers the scale of monstrosity so our state of shock is not quite so heightened, our suspension of disbelief not quite so tested, but even at the level of miserabilist British TV soap operas like Eastenders the private narrative is not always as mundane as it purports to be.”
“Most such shops are run by miserabilist Islamist organisations.”
“I still look at the online edition but refuse to pay money for such a miserabilist paper”
“It might seem incongruous for Kate Moss to end up in a Freud painting: His aesthetic, so redolent of the miserabilist, earnest, existentialist postwar period in which he came artistically of age, seems a far cry from the slick, trashy, ephemeral pop culture epitomized by the cult of celebrity models.”
“You have to be a miserabilist - and I admit I am a sucker for art's bleaker regions - not to take pleasure in Rist's warm baths of light and nature, her sunny uplands and repeated underwater rebirthings, her swoony songs and gleeful mischievousness .”
“This is the Beckett of popular legend: a professional miserabilist who was never happier than when unhappy, an Eeyore who spent his life wistfully hanging around outside the knackers' yard.”
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