Definition of Crying in English :

Define Crying in English

Crying meaning in English

Meaning of Crying in English

Pronunciation of Crying in English

Crying pronunciation in English

Pronounce Crying in English


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1. crying, tears, weeping

the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)

Example Sentences:
'I hate to hear the crying of a child'
'she was in tears'


2. clamant, crying, exigent, insistent, instant

demanding attention

Example Sentences:
'clamant needs'
'a crying need'
'regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous'
'insistent hunger'
'an instant need'

3. crying, egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank

conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

Example Sentences:
'a crying shame'
'an egregious lie'
'flagrant violation of human rights'
'a glaring error'
'gross ineptitude'
'gross injustice'
'rank treachery'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of crying
notorious; lamentable (esp in the phrase crying shame)

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see synonyms of crying
that cries
demanding immediate notice or remedy
a crying need

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of crying
1. Demanding or requiring action or attention: a crying need.
2. Abominable; reprehensible: a crying shame.

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