Definitions

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  • noun The act of shedding tears; weeping.

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  • noun The flow of tears; crying

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  • noun shedding tears

Etymologies

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From Latin lacrimatio ("weaping"), from lacrima ("tears"), influenced by less common, older spelling lacruma

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