Synonyms of lachrymose in English:

lachrymose


See definition of lachrymose

adjective

1‘she gets quite lachrymose at the mention of his name’

SYNONYMS

tearful, weeping, crying, teary, with tears in one's eyes, close to tears, on the verge of tears, sobbing, snivelling, whimpering

emotional, sad, mournful, woeful, unhappy, depressed, gloomy, melancholy, low-spirited, despondent, downcast, low, glum, morose, sorrowful, joyless, disconsolate, doleful, maudlin, miserable, forlorn, grief-stricken, lugubrious

informal weepy, blubbering, down, down in the mouth, blue

literary dolorous

rare larmoyant

ANTONYMS

cheerful, laughing, happy

2‘a lachrymose novel’

SYNONYMS

tragic, sad, poignant, heart-rending, tear-jerking, moving, melancholy, depressing, plaintive

mawkish, sentimental

British informal soppy

ANTONYMS

comic