WORD OF THE DAY


Lachrymose
LAK-rə-mohs
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, early 18th century
1

Easily given to tears; weepy

2

Sorrowful; tending to cause tears

Examples of Lachrymose in a sentence

“Watching sad, sentimental movies always made her lachrymose.”

“Bring your tissues, because I’ve heard it’s a lachrymose play.”