Definition of crane effect
- A state of guilty, post-coital tristesse, in which one is left staring at the ceiling and wishing that it would open up and a crane would come in and lift one to a reality where what has just happened is revealed as merely a bad dream.
I was left staring at the ceiling, experiencing a powerful Crane Effect.
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