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lachrymose (adj) sad; tending to be tearful; causing to feel sad.
A lachrymose child tends to cry frequently and is often tearful. A lachrymose scene makes you feel sad. When a person is lachrymose, they are sad. A lachrymose account of a happening makes you feel sad.
- Under the slightest pretext, Julia becomes lachrymose. She is too sensitive and takes to crying if anyone says anything unpleasant about her.
- The movie is lachrymose and has plenty for the lachrymose. It is too sentimental and makes the spectators cry a lot.