Henrietta loved emotional movies and so often went to sentimental, lachrymose films knowing full well that she would cry openly. Henrietta’s sister Hannah was the opposite of her lachrymose, weepy sibling, preferring exciting action movies. It was, however, Henrietta’s birthday, and so Hannah went with her to yet another lachrymose, sad movie, even though it annoyed her. The lachrymose Henrietta, meanwhile, smiled happily through her flood of tears.
Quiz: When is something lachrymose?
- When it inspires emotion.
- When it inspires great films.
- When it inspires tears.