Posted on: November 12, 2013

WORD OF THE DAY: Lachrymose

WORD OF THE DAY: Lachrymose

lachrymose (adjective): tending to cause tears, or easily made to cry


1. I became lachrymose after the death of my grandfather, and it seemed that even the littlest of things could make me weep.

2. The professor showed clips from a lachrymose film which illustrated the heartbreaking effects of the war.