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lachrymose


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lachrymose 
  adj  :  showing  sorrow  [syn:  {dolorous},  {dolourous},  {tearful},  {weeping}] 




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