1. [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
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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