Definition of 'wallow'
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How much lower the fashion for wallowing in misery as entertainment can sink remains to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That would be a glorious wallow in nostalgia. The Sun (2012)She would not have wanted us to wallow in grief. The Sun (2014)Yet now is not the moment to wallow in self-pity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was not one to wallow in self-pity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No more going on court in bad shape, no more wallowing in misery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But this is not a self-indulgent wallow in grief. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It really was a wonderful experience to wallow in self-pity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is just important now that we do not sulk or wallow in self-pity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But he will not wallow in self-pity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I opened by saying we could not wallow in nostalgia. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)A shameful amount of time was spent wallowing in the opulence of the place. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I didn't have time to wallow and stay in bed. The Sun (2013)Instead, he's refusing to do his exercises and just wallowing in his misery. The Sun (2013)It's been a good week for those who like to wallow in nostalgia for the 1980s. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you're fed up then wallowing in your misery won't help. The Sun (2008)There wasn't time to wallow in tears though, because there were practicalities to deal with. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That has sparked accusations that the ruling party is wallowing in a nostalgia at odds with a 21st-century European democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This was not a good situation: stranded alone in France in a house full of memories and wallowing in grief. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'd rather have a life than spend time wallowing in the misery of Walford. The Sun (2007)
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Used Occasionally. wallow is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'wallow'
British English: wallow VERB
to wallow in sth If you say that someone is wallowing in an unpleasant situation, you are criticizing them for being deliberately unhappy.
His tired mind continued to wallow in self-pity.
Definition of wallow from the Collins English Dictionary
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