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[mass noun] A desire for degradation and depravity.
- ‘Why he was so severely afflicted with this nostalgie de la boue remains something of a mystery, like much else in his impenetrable private life.’
- ‘This nostalgie de la boue can only be a generational thing.’
French, literally mud nostalgia.
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