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December 7, 2022

Word of the Day: Lachrymose

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Word of the Day : December 7, 2022

lachrymose \LAK-ruh-mohss\ adjective

What It Means

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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