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lach·ry·mose

also lac·ri·mose  (lăk′rə-mōs′)
adj.
1. Weeping or inclined to weep; tearful.
2. Causing or tending to cause tears.

[Latin lacrimōsus, from lacrima, tear; see lachrymal.]

lach′ry·mos′i·ty, lac′ri·mos′i·ty (-mŏs′ĭ-tē) n.
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lachrymose

(ˈlækrɪˌməʊs; -ˌməʊz)
adj
1. given to weeping; tearful
2. mournful; sad
[C17: from Latin lacrimōsus, from lacrima a tear]
ˈlachryˌmosely adv
lachrymosity n
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lach•ry•mose

(ˈlæk rəˌmoʊs)

adj.
1. suggestive of or tending to cause tears; mournful.
2. given to shedding tears readily; tearful.
[1655–65; < Latin lacrimōsus; see lachrymal, -ose1]
lach′ry•mose`ly, adv.
lach`ry•mos′i•ty (-ˈmɒs ɪ ti) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lachrymose - showing sorrowlachrymose - showing sorrow      
sorrowful - experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13
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lachrymose

adjective tearful, crying, weeping, woeful, sad, mournful, lugubrious, weepy (informal), dolorous the tears of lachrymose mourners
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lachrymose

adjective
Filled with or shedding tears:
Idiom: in tears.
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Translations

lachrymose

[ˈlækrɪməʊs] ADJlacrimoso, lloroso
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lachrymose

adj (liter) personweinerlich; story, film etcrührselig, ergreifend
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lachrymose

a. lacrimoso-a, lagrimoso-a.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Change, The March repeatedly suggests, is merely an illusion, albeit a necessary one; as Sherman lachrymosely muses, 'this unmeaning inhuman planet will need our warring imprint to give it value, and that our civil war, the devastating manufacture of the bones of our sons, is but a war after a war, a war before a war' (The March, p.