Lachrymose

Lach"ry*mose`

(?), a. [L. lacrymosus, better lacrimosus, fr. lacrima, lacruma (also badly spelt lachryma) a tear, for older dacrima, akin to E. tear. See Tear the secretion.] Generating or shedding tears; given to shedding tears; suffused with tears; tearful.
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You should have seen his lachrymose visnomy.
Lamb.

-- Lach"ry*mose`ly, adv.
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