lachrymosity
noun see lachrymose

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lachrymosity — See lachrymosely. * * * …   Universalium

  • lachrymosity — lach·ry·mos·i·ty …   English syllables

  • lachrymosity — noun see lachrymose * * * lachrymosˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑lachrymal …   Useful english dictionary

  • lachrymose — adjective Etymology: Latin lacrimosus, from lacrima Date: circa 1727 1. given to tears or weeping ; tearful 2. tending to cause tears ; mournful • lachrymosely adverb • lachrymosity noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lachrymose — lachrymosely, adv. lachrymosity /lak reuh mos i tee/, n. /lak reuh mohs /, adj. 1. suggestive of or tending to cause tears; mournful. 2. given to shedding tears readily; tearful. [1655 65; < L lacrimosus, equiv. to lacrim(a) tear (see LACHRYMAL)… …   Universalium

  • cry — Synonyms and related words: PR, adjuration, advertise, alleluia, animal noise, appeal, applaud, applause, ballyhoo, bark, barking, battle cry, bawl, bawling, bay, bell, bellow, bemoan, beseechment, bewail, bid, birdcall, blare, blare forth, blat …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crying — Synonyms and related words: acute, atrocious, bawling, blatant, blubbering, boanergean, brawling, burning, clamant, clamorous, clamoursome, compelling, critical, crucial, cry, demanding, desperate, dire, dissolved in tears, draining, exacting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sniveling — Synonyms and related words: Tartuffian, Tartuffish, abject, affected, backscratching, bawling, beggarly, blubbering, bootlicking, canting, cowering, crawling, cringing, crouching, cry, crying, dissolved in tears, FALSE, fawning, fit of crying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sobbing — Synonyms and related words: bawling, blubbering, cry, crying, dissolved in tears, fit of crying, flood of tears, good cry, greet, in tears, lachryma, lachrymal, lachrymose, lachrymosity, lacrimatory, melting mood, moaning, overflowing eyes, ready …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tear — Synonyms and related words: abrade, abrasion, amputate, assault, attack, autacoid, ax, bacchanal, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, ball the jack, barbarize, bark, barrel, bat, batter, bawling, bender, bile, binge, bisect, blemish, bloody, blubbering,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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