lachrymose lachrymose

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing sorrow

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The films was well made and especially well acted even if verging on the lachrymose.
  2. Love Story is an earnest, lachrymose romance.

News

  • SAT Focuses on Achievement

    Attention, high school freshmen. If you’re planning to take the SAT in two years, you probably won’t need to memorize the definitions of words like obsequious, propinquity, enervation or lachrymose.
    on April 17, 2014     Source: Valley News

Quotes

  • "I think one of the biggest problems is that the public does not know how lugubrious and lachrymose the circumstances are in this state, that we are going to have to cut $2.9 to $3.5 billion just to balance our budget," Paterson said.
    on Oct 1, 2009 By: David Paterson Source: 13WHAM-TV

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