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EtymologyEdit

From lacrima +‎ -ōsus.

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AdjectiveEdit

lacrimōsus (feminine lacrimōsa, neuter lacrimōsum); first/second declension

  1. weeping, full of tears
  2. lamentable, causing weeping
    • From the Dies irae sequence (stanza 18) of the Catholic Requiem mass:
      Lacrimosa dies illa,
      Qua resurget ex favilla,
      Iudicandus homo reus.
      Huic ergo parce, Deus.
      Tearful [will be] that day,
      on which from the glowing embers will arise
      the guilty man who is to be judged.
      Then spare him, O God.

DeclensionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative lacrimōsus lacrimōsa lacrimōsum lacrimōsī lacrimōsae lacrimōsa
Genitive lacrimōsī lacrimōsae lacrimōsī lacrimōsōrum lacrimōsārum lacrimōsōrum
Dative lacrimōsō lacrimōsae lacrimōsō lacrimōsīs lacrimōsīs lacrimōsīs
Accusative lacrimōsum lacrimōsam lacrimōsum lacrimōsōs lacrimōsās lacrimōsa
Ablative lacrimōsō lacrimōsā lacrimōsō lacrimōsīs lacrimōsīs lacrimōsīs
Vocative lacrimōse lacrimōsa lacrimōsum lacrimōsī lacrimōsae lacrimōsa

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