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