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lachrymose • \LAK-ruh-mohss\  • adjective
Lachrymose is used to describe someone who tends to cry often, or something that tends to cause people to cry.

// Her newest screenplay is a lachrymose drama exploring the effects of loss late in life.

// The more lachrymose mourners at the funeral required a steady supply of tissues.

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β€œIn 1912, Edith Maida Lessing wrote the lyrics to a lachrymose ballad about the sinking of the Titanic.” β€” Patt Morrison, The Los Angeles Times, 14 June 2022

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Word Of The Day from: Merriam-Webster