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adjective 
  1. tearful, sorrowful, sad, pertaining to tears, weeping, causing tears or crying
1927. "It is true that Limeans were given to interpolating trivial songs into the most exquisite comedies and some lachrymose effects into the austerest music; but at least they never submitted to the boredom of a misplaced veneration." w:Thornton Wilder, Thornton Wilder, '''w:The Bridge of San Luis Rey, The Bridge of San Luis Rey, p. 69
Etymology: From Latin lacrima , tear + -osus "-full", from Old Latin dacruma, from proto-indo-European
  • dakru-, cognate with English tear.



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