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  Words related to crying

Related / Similar Words: weeping, tears, clamant, exigent, insistent, instant, howling, yelling, shouting

 

Definition:
  • the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears";
  • demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need";
  • noisy with or as if with loud cries and shouts; "a crying mass of rioters"; "a howling wind"; "shouting fans"; "the yelling fiend";

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    Hyponyms: snivel, sniveling, sob, sobbing, wailing, bawling

     

    Derivational Morphology: cry, weep

     

     
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