Pronunciation of Lachrymose
/lˈakɹɪmˌə͡ʊz/, /lˈakɹɪmˌəʊz/, /l_ˈa_k_ɹ_ɪ_m_ˌəʊ_z/
Synonyms for lachrymose:
Other synonyms and related words:
blue, disconsolate, disheartened, heartbroken, melancholy, sad, despondent, contemplative, miserable, gloomy, despairing, morose, moody, dreary, woeful, depressed, downhearted, sullen, discouraged, pensive, plaintive, mournful, dolorous, dejected, grim, wistful, joyless, overcome, anxious, glum, anguished, dispirited.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for lachrymose:
- Then Massot designated another deputy in the same group, a man of fifty or thereabouts, of slovenly aspect and lachrymose mien, lanky, too, like a maypole, and somewhat bent by the weight of his head, which was long and suggestive of a horse's. - "Paris From the "Three Cities"", Emile Zola.
- Adderley watched them too with a kind of lachrymose interest. - "God's Good Man", Marie Corelli.
- Both babies were wailing lugubriously, and the parent Momebys had scarcely recovered from their earlier lachrymose condition. - "The Chronicles of Clovis", Saki.