adjective (or adverb)

: doloroso, lamenting, plaintive
used as a direction in music

Word History


Italian, literally, weeping, lamenting, from Latin lacrimandus, gerundive of lacrimare to weep, shed tears

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“Lacrimando.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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