Definitions for lachrymoseˈlæk rəˌmoʊs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lach•ry•moseˈlæk rəˌmoʊs(adj.)

  1. suggestive of or tending to cause tears; mournful.

  2. given to shedding tears readily; tearful.

Origin of lachrymose:

1655–65; < L lacrimōsus; see lachrymal , -ose1

lach`ry•mos′i•ty-ˈmɒs ɪ ti(n.)

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


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