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synonyms for lachrymose

  • sad
  • tearful
  • teary
  • weeping
  • weepy
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How to use lachrymose in a sentence

Ruth had her arms about the little old woman and her own voice was caressing if not lachrymose.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
"I will no longer read what people may now write about me," he bursts out in a fit of lachrymose querulousness.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
The lachrymose prelate contributed hugely to the gaiety of nations.
LOLA MONTEZEDMUND B. D'AUVERGNE
M. Nioche drained his pungent glass at a long draught, and looked out from eyes more lachrymose in consequence.
THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES
Our interviews were largely lachrymose on her part and morose on mine, after argument proved futile.
A ROMANTIC YOUNG LADYROBERT GRANT
Paris, deprived for eighty years of her municipal liberties, accepted as mayor the lachrymose Etienne Arago.
HISTORY OF THE COMMUNE OF 1871P. LISSAGARY
The public loves cheap popular songs and mushy lachrymose verses.
THE LITERATURE OF ECSTASYALBERT MORDELL
What remains, is a species of pseudo-emotion which must be characterized as lachrymose hysteria or turgidity.
SKETCH OF A NEW ESTHETIC OF MUSICFERRUCCIO BUSONI
The lachrymose explosion came and the drum slipped down from the shoulder of Muggs with a clatter.
WHEN THE YULE LOG BURNSLEONA DALRYMPLE
Lonnie never tried to understand why Moglaut sat fascinated through endless sin-busting sermons and lachrymose requiems.
ZERO DATACHARLES SAPHRO
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WORDS RELATED TO LACHRYMOSE

  • bathetic
  • befuddled
  • confused
  • cornball
  • drippy
  • gushing
  • histrionic
  • histrionical
  • insipid
  • lachrymose
  • mawkish
  • mushy
  • romantic
  • schmaltzy
  • sentimental
  • slush
  • soap
  • soapy
  • soppy
  • syrupy
  • tear-jerking
  • tearful
  • weak
  • weepy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.