crying crying  /ˈkraɪ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
  2. (n) a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
  3. (n) a slogan used to rally support for a cause
  4. (n) a fit of weeping
  5. (n) the characteristic utterance of an animal
  6. (v) utter a sudden loud cry
  7. (v) shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
  8. (v) utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
  9. (v) proclaim or announce in public
  10. (v) demand immediate action
  11. (v) utter a characteristic sound
  12. (v) bring into a particular state by crying
  13. (n) the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
  14. (adj) demanding attention
  15. (adj) conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • Who is crying? What lamenting sounds so sadly through the night?They are orphan children crying, bowed beneath their master's.

News

  1. Police arrest Michigan man accused of following woman around craft store

    A crying woman's phone call to police led to the arrest of a man accused of following women around a Chesterfield Township craft store.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: DeWitt-Bath Review

  2. Police arrest man accused of following woman around craft store

    A crying woman's phone call to police led to the arrest of a man accused of following women around a Chesterfield Township craft store.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Historical Proof: The Congressional Baseball Game Is the Most Intense Contest in All of Sport

    There's no crying in congressional baseball. It's a rough-and-tumble game, which requires our legislative leaders to wake up for 6 a.m. practices at school yards, scout freshmen upon their arrival to D.C., and play past-their-prime in front of hundreds of onlookers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I could see they were running at full speed and they were harnessed together and I knew we were going to most certainly get hit, and as soon as it happened, everybody was crying and screaming.Police declined to identify the woman who died, but said...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Virgil Source: Nayabcafe (blog)

  2. "Well, there's a lot of crying in our locker room, a lot of people who care. I don't think there was a dry eye," Rivers said. "A lot of hugs, a lot of people feeling awful. That's a good thing, it means everybody cared."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: ESPN

  3. "The helicopter almost fell from the sky because we were jumping up and down, yelling, crying, hugging one another," Betancourt said. "We couldn't believe it."
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Ingrid Betancourt Source: International Herald Tribune

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