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Meaning of LACHRYMOSE

Pronunciation:  'lakru`mows

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  showing sorrow
 

LACHRYMOSE is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: dolorous, dolourous, sorrowful, tearful, weeping
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.



 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: blubbering, crying, dissolved in tears, excretory, in tears, lachrymal, lacrimatory, lactational, lacteal, lacteous, ready to cry, rheumy, salivant, salivary, salivous, secretional, secretive, secretory, seminal, serous, sialagogic, sniveling, sobbing, spermatic, tearful, teary, watering, watery, weeping, weepy, whimpering, with eyes suffused
 

 

 

 

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