Wednesday, May 4, 2011

lachrymose

lachrymose [ LAK-ruh’-mohs ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. crying or inclined to cry
2. causing or tending to cause tears
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The Titanic's lachrymose finale made it popular among film goers.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Torricelli's lachrymose pronouncement Monday certainly transformed Republican joy to gloom.