lachrymose


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filled with or shedding tears

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showing sorrow

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Lachrymose and weepy, the nation demands justice for Zainab's muder.
Despite a life lived in the shadow of Jewish history's most lachrymose moment--both his parents were murdered in the Ho-locaust--Baron insisted that Jewish history was defined not by dying but by living, by the astonishing creativity and vitality of an ever-changing Jewish culture.
I would fail to deliver even one coherent word during this short spell of lachrymose excess but would then instantly regain total composure, curtly utter the words "thank you very much", and leave the stage.
Let Steve McQueen wax lachrymose on the loss of intimacy in his Shame (2011).
The confrontational scene between Patrick and Darling, over Willy's obstinate refusal to see that his high school football hero son will never become the pride and joy of his dreams, is a shattering display of lachrymose emotion by both actors.
The film's producers are no doubt hoping that -- paired with likable, if unlikely, romantic leading men like Phoenix and Renner -- Cotillard's lachrymose abilities will win Gray a share of the lucrative chick market.
The Holocaust was a unique event, but the basic nationalist litany is similar across nations -- almost a literary genre in itself -- for it is poised between a lachrymose sense of self-pitying victimhood and a vainglorious account of heroic deeds.
All of which might not be such good news for those among our lachrymose cousins who had faith in Obama's promise to lead the most open and transparent administration in history but, for the rest of us, this could be the answer we've all been looking for.
Those tears that stream down faces when our dreary national anthem is sung blind the lachrymose to our country's many shortcomings.
The brioche was worthy of Marie Antoinette, incidentally, every crumb of it, as were the breathtaking displays of Lombardy panettone, whose very name--pan del ton, according to some etymologies--means "bread of luxury' As was the Verona pawdoro, and the lachrymose colomba--from Pavia, methinks, or somewhere like that The whole thing was nothing short of indescribable.
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.
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.
1) Just as did Stanislawski and Klier, so too Petrovsky-Shtern and Dohrn inevitably interface with the so-called Lachrymose School of history, especially as practiced by Simon Dubnov, who still casts a shadow over the historiography of Jews in the Russian Empire.