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Wordnet 3.0


1. showing sorrow;
[syn: dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearful, weeping]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] You should have seen his lachrymose visnomy. --Lamb. -- Lach"ry*mose`ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lachrymose adj 1: showing sorrow [syn: dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearful, weeping]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "lachrymose": 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