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    a television show that deals with topics such as sadness, existential longing, and depression, with jokes and humour

    The seeds of the unfunny comedy trenddubbed, in the US, the sadcom – can probably be traced back to the original Office’s 2003 Christmas specials.

    Submitted by Liz McGrath from United Kingdom on 11/10/2016
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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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