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Word of the Day — January 31, 2013

January 31, 2013 - Scott Viau
lachrymose - LAK-ree-MOSE - tearful

Example: "A response to a letter from the Paris Review interview of a poet: 'Mr. Levine's poems are not lachrymose; they don't present blue-collar caricatures, either. Yet he speaks for the masses of people who are rarely given a voice in our poetry, and his poems feel.'"

 
 

 

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