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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, alternate laughing and weeping.


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  • JM didn't know whether to laugh or cry when he was diagnosed with dacrygelosis

    February 6, 2009

  • 1) a mental state characterized by extreme mood swings
    2) a condition of alternating laughing and crying

    May 11, 2008