Sad, happy and funny

lachrymose
(adj)
LAC-ri-mose
Meaning

evoking tears of emotion; causing tears of emotion

1st Sample Sentence

I'm an unapologetically romantic and sentimental person: my favorite films are good old fashioned lachrymose Bollywood family tragedies.

Root

lacrima (tear) (Latin)

Antonyms

blithe, buoyant, ebullient, jocular

Mnemonics

lachrymose-lac+chry (cry)+mose (most), so when you cry most you produce 'tears'. Tear glands in our eyes are also known as lachrymal glands. So they are the ones that make you cry, sorrow, sober lachRYMOSE the highlighted word rhymes with 'remorse'. so when yu are in a remorse, it means yu are in a TEARFUL state

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