Word of the Day

Monday, June 30, 2008

lachrymose

Main Entry: lach·ry·mose

Pronunciation: \-ˌmōs\

Function: adjective

Etymology: Latin lacrimosus, from lacrima Date: circa 1727

1 : given to tears or weeping : tearful

2 : tending to cause tears : mournful

— lach·ry·mose·ly adverb

— lach·ry·mos·i·ty \ˌla-krə-ˈmä-sə-tē\ noun



My daughter was lachrymose when we got to the train station and she had to say good-bye to her cousin.



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PMS makes me lachrymose. Wahhhhhhhh.

ha. I was lachrymose yesterday when my husband left for Philly!

Word of the day! I was wondering when I might be enriched by your wisdom again!