lachrymose


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  • adj

Synonyms for lachrymose

Synonyms for lachrymose

filled with or shedding tears

Synonyms for lachrymose

showing sorrow

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Such statistics attest to the wide appeal of Schama's storytelling, which he sustains, for the most part, by shifting his focus away from the lachrymose parts as best he can--or at least starting out that way.
Through this text, as in this painting, Mary Magdalene's lachrymose eyes and her elegantly dripping tears have an identifiable theological context for she is the anointer, chief mourner, and female disciple; and she has a cultural context, namely her role in contemporary liturgical plays, devotional books, and lay spirituality.
Munro's text--like others closely associated with this period of the colonization of India--indulges heavily in the lachrymose displays of feeling familiar to readers of the sentimental novel.
Those tears that stream down faces when our dreary national anthem is sung blind the lachrymose to our country's many shortcomings.
LDP LET'S ignore, for now, the gloom inherent in much of Chancellor George Osborne's lachrymose Autumn Statement yesterday, redolent as it was with depressing growth forecasts and more austerity than a shelf-full of Dickens tear-jerkers.
The pair have leant increasingly towards classical music in recent quartet recordings, and that feel is very much in evidence here on The Bard Lachrymose and La Valse Kendall, with Branford putting his exquisite soprano tone to good use.
1871:5) remarked "Mr Odell was funny as the lachrymose Job Trotter, but his wailings were all on the same key.
Poor Mary was stitched up like the proverbial kipper by the show's judges, who took matters out of the voting public's hands and opted to kick her out instead of lachrymose waxwork Cher Lloyd.
The aim of the event, the lachrymose radio and TV host explained, was to "come celebrate America by honoring our heroes, our heritage, and our future" I covered the event for reason.
These poems are unfailingly tender yet not saccharine, warm yet not lachrymose.
Note to lachrymose American Catholic bloggers: the American clerical sex abuse scandal was not the defining world-historical event of the last two millennia.
Tom Dice's Belgian entry also wasn't bad and Ukrainian singer Alyosha was striking but too obviously after the soppy vote with a lachrymose and preachy ballad urging us all to--surprise, surprise--love each other.
For all the apparent verisimilitude of a canvas caressed so adroitly by Delaroche, curator Stephen Bann suggests that he might have been thinking of some other melodrama rather than this lachrymose story.
Whereas many studies of early Christian attitudes of the body tend toward the lachrymose, Burrus traces their sorry after-effects and argues for a willingness to name and to embrace shame as a creative response in a world divided by the politics of difference.