Lachrymose – Tearful; Likely to cry often
To remember the definition of the word lachrymose, use the following mnemonic:
She lacked the most (lachrymose) restraint and was always crying.
Examples of lachrymose in a sentence
The pictures of the dead children made everyone lachrymose and sad.
Mary became lachrymose as she watched her only son drive away to college.
When I watch television shows about people dying from cancer, I become very lachrymose.