Lachrymation
Lachrymation Lach`ry*ma"tion, n. [L. lacrimatio, from lacrimare to shed tears, fr. lacrima tear.] The act of shedding tears; weeping. [1913 Webster]

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  • lachrymation — /lak reuh may sheuhn/, n. lacrimation. Also, lachrimation. * * * …   Universalium

  • lachrymation — noun The flow of tears; crying …   Wiktionary

  • lachrymation — n. secretion of tears, production of tears (especially in excess) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lachrymation — [ˌlakrɪ meɪʃ(ə)n] (also lacrimation or lacrymation) noun literary or Medicine the flow of tears. Origin C16: from L. lacrimatio(n ), from lacrimare weep …   English new terms dictionary

  • lachrymation — n weeping, crying, shedding or dropping tears; watering, tearing, moistening, overflowing, running; fit of weeping, Inf. a good cry, flood of tears …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lachrymation — n. (also lacrimation, lacrymation) formal the flow of tears. Etymology: L lacrimatio f. lacrimare weep (as LACHRYMAL) …   Useful english dictionary

  • lacrimation — n. shedding tears; same as {lachrymation}. Syn: lachrymation, tearing, watering. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lac|ri|ma|tion — «LAK ruh MAY shuhn», noun. = lachrymation. (Cf. ↑lachrymation) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Delacrymation — De*lac ry*ma tion, n. [L. delacrimatio, fr. delacrimare to weep. See {Lachrymation}.] An involuntary discharge of watery humors from the eyes; wateriness of the eyes. [Obs.] Bailey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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