- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||weeping, tending to weep readily, or being on the point of tears; tearful.
The child's lachrymose expression made me take pity on her.
- similar words:
||causing or likely to cause weeping; sorrowful.
The story of those years of war is a lachrymose one.
- comic, risible
||lachrymosely (adv.), lachrymosity (n.)