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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj- Given to tears or weeping.

Usage examples (5)
  • He was so larmoyant the other morning, that I did not dare to ask him any questions about it.
  • But thou know'st I can be a right merry and conceited fellow, and rarely 'larmoyant.'
  • He prepared some plays based on Spanish dramas in opposition to the spread of the sentimental drama as represented by the drame larmoyant and tragédie bourgeoise of...
  • "I do my best," she said in a larmoyant tone, "but I can't do everything, what with having to cook, and clean, and run up and down stairs with notes, and answer the bell... for more
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