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lachrymose definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: showing sorrow [syn: dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearful, weeping]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin lacrimosus, from lacrima Date: circa 1727 1. given to tears or weeping ; tearful 2. tending to cause tears ; mournful lachrymosely adverb lachrymosity noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. formal given to weeping; tearful. Derivatives: lachrymosely adv. Etymology: L lacrimosus f. lacrima tear

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lachrymose Lach"ry*mose`, a. [L. lacrymosus, better lacrimosus, fr. lacrima, lacruma (also badly spelt lachryma) a tear, for older dacrima, akin to E. tear. See Tear the secretion.] Generating or shedding tears; given to shedding tears; suffused with tears; tearful. You should have seen his lachrymose visnomy. --Lamb. -- Lach"ry*mose`ly, adv.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Someone who is lachrymose cries very easily and very often. (LITERARY) ...the tears of lachrymose mourners. ADJ

Moby Thesaurus

blubbering, crying, dissolved in tears, excretory, in tears, lachrymal, lacrimatory, lactational, lacteal, lacteous, ready to cry, rheumy, salivant, salivary, salivous, secretional, secretive, secretory, seminal, serous, sialagogic, sniveling, sobbing, spermatic, tearful, teary, watering, watery, weeping, weepy, whimpering, with eyes suffused



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