LACHRYMOSE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LACHRYMOSE
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lachrymose
 a.  weeping or inclined to weep; tearful; showing sorrow
Classic Sentence:
1  But I would not be lachrymose: I dashed off the salt drops, and busied myself with preparing breakfast.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  I suppose Catherine fulfilled her project, for the next sentence took up another subject: she waxed lachrymose.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  Over the waffles next morning, Pittypat was lachrymose, Melanie was silent and Scarlett defiant.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence:
1  His voice has a lachrymose quality more appropriate to a funeral than a class reunion.