An expression of indifference to tragedy intended to seem empathetic.

Hollow gestures trivializing loss.
"Yes, I know you want action to keep shooting sprees from happening to someone else. I'll send thoughts and prayers."
by Dex Novice February 11, 2018
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I couldn’t care less (but one must keep up appearances, right?)
Frenemy has a family tragedy. "Thoughts and prayers."
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When you hear about a tragedy that is not affecting you at all but you still have to act like you care so you say "Thoughts and prayers" to pretend you actually give one shit.
Person 1: "Did you hear about the boat that sink the other day with four families?"
Person 2: "Yeah, thoughts and prayers"
by LeTigre2020 October 19, 2020
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Okay, I'll send a Hallmark card I found in the bottom of my desk drawer.
Oh, my mother in law broke her leg? Well my thoughts and prayers are with her.
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The most polite, thoughtful and socially validating way to say "I don't give a fuck" when something horrible happens.
"Becky fell down the stairs and broke her ankle!"

"eh, thoughts and prayers"

"you're a great person!"
by 9852174563 February 21, 2018
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When you think of someone and send their best to them.
I am praying for you. Sending my thoughts and prayers to help you recover.
by Green&Red bows October 16, 2020
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"I don't care but Im gonna act like I do so people will like me"
Oh, shit Insert Random Rapper died? I don't even know this guy but "Thoughts and Prayers" 🙏🙏🙏
by supremejuiceman October 15, 2020
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