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1.
A sarcastic response given to others when informed of a trajedy to persons that you have no connection to.
Chick: "Hey, did you hear? A train derailed killing lots of people in India."
Dude: "Really, tell me more."
Chick: "Well, the news said some people survived."
Dude: "Crying shame."
by jsd96321 December 30, 2012
 
2.
Used to describe a group of those who, often found in duo's, are avant-garde in taste, intellectual, and have a collective superiority complex.
"Hey Matt, over there, there's a couple Crying Shames."

"Pfft, check out these Crying Shames."
by Jeff Arbeau August 19, 2005