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English definition of “lachrymose”

lachrymose

adjective     /ˈlæk.rɪ.məʊs/ US  /-moʊs/ literary
sad or likely to cry often and easily : He is better known for his lachrymose ballads than hard rock numbers .Weeping and cryingFeeling sad and unhappy
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