Definition of Lachrymation

1. Noun. Shedding tears.

Exact synonyms: Lacrimation, Tearing, Watering
Generic synonyms: Activity, Bodily Function, Bodily Process, Body Process
Derivative terms: Tear, Water



Definition of Lachrymation

1. n. The act of shedding tears; weeping.

Definition of Lachrymation

1. Noun. (medicine or literary) The flow of tears; crying ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lachrymation

laceworks
lacey
lachenalia
lachenalias
laches
lacheses
lachman's test
lachrymable
lachrymal
lachrymal duct
lachrymal gland
lachrymal secretion
lachrymals
lachrymary
lachrymate
lachrymation (current term)
lachrymations
lachrymator
lachrymatories
lachrymators
lachrymatory
lachrymiform
lachrymose
lachrymosely
lachrymosities
lachrymosity
lacier
laciest
lacily
laciness

Literary usage of Lachrymation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Homœopathic Therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1890)
"Pains, redness, photophobia, lachrymation are variable with no ... Superficial ulcerations caused by burns, with burning pains and lachrymation. Cannabis. ..."

2. Osteopathy, Research and Practice by Andrew Taylor Still (1910)
"124 lachrymation.—In lachrymation, or dripping eyes, I have succeeded in stopping the weeping or dripping by adjusting the axis with the atlas. ..."

3. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"The woman who kept the child, tempted by some sinister motive, was the author of this extraordinary piece of cruelty. SECTION X. SANGUINEOUS lachrymation. ..."

4. Transactions (1884)
"lachrymation ; profuse burning and excoriating; discharge thin and excoriating ... Have great photophobia, lachrymation, with very slight or no redness ..."

5. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1866)
"... to remove the morbid irritability, the intolerance of light, and the profuse lachrymation, and to aid the operation of other constitutional remedies. ..."

6. The Student's guide to diseases of the eye by Edward Nettleship, William Thomas (1883)
"lachrymation is a convenient term for the increased flow which accompanies superficial inflammation of the eyeball. (1) The lachrymal gland is occasionally ..."

7. Therapeutic Guide: The Most Important Results of More Than Forty Years by Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr (1892)
"... chronic lachrymation without fistula.—For this affection Euph. has proved the most efficient remedy; where it did not help, Sulph., Culc., &p., ..."

8. Diseases of the eye and disorders of speech in childhood by Oskar Everbusch, Max Nadoleczny (1914)
"PARTIAL OR TOTAL ARREST OF lachrymation This occurs as a purely nervous ... EPIPHORA (PATHOLOGICAL lachrymation) This affection is due rather to an ..."

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