lacrimando

adjective (or adverb)

la·​cri·​man·​do
¦läkrə¦män(ˌ)dō,
¦lak-
: doloroso, lamenting, plaintive
used as a direction in music

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Lacrimando.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lacrimando. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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