lachrymose

[ lak-ruh-mohs ]SEE DEFINITION OF lachrymose

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LACHRYMOSE

But women must beware of sham emotion and lachrymose sentimentality.

The gills are notched, rather distant, pallid, then cinnamon; lachrymose.

Then it had cried out once, and so remained ever lachrymose and in agony.

His tone had never been so lachrymose, nor his face so full of woe.

The too lachrymose Madonna in terra-cotta, 256, already ushers in the decadence.

For Servius, who is timid and lachrymose, everything has gone astray.

Besides, the expression of her face was lachrymose in the extreme.

"You're too late," stated his countryman in lachrymose tones.

She had, I fancy, expected to find her in a lachrymose state.

He is the only one who has attempted the lachrymose, the sentimental novel.

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