Definitions for lachrymoseˈlæk rəˌmoʊs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearful, weeping(adj)

    showing sorrow


  1. lachrymose(Adjective)

    tearful, sorrowful, sad, pertaining to tears, weeping, causing tears or crying

  2. Origin: From lacrimosus, from lacrima (), + -osus, from dacruma, from dakru-, cognate with English tear.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lachrymose(adj)

    generating or shedding tears; given to shedding tears; suffused with tears; tearful

  2. Origin: [L. lacrymosus, better lacrimosus, fr. lacrima, lacruma (also badly spelt lachryma) a tear, for older dacrima, akin to E. tear. See Tear the secretion.]

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