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  • n  the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
    I hate to hear the crying of a child
  • n  a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
  • n  a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
  • n  a slogan used to rally support for a cause
  • n  a fit of weeping
  • n  the characteristic utterance of an animal
  • v  utter a sudden loud cry
  • v  shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
  • v  utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
  • v  proclaim or announce in public
  • v  demand immediate action
    This situation is crying for attention
  • v  utter a characteristic sound
    The cat was crying
  • v  bring into a particular state by crying
  • s  demanding attention
    a crying need
  • s  conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
    a crying shame

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


  • Doc Rivers in ESPN
    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... Virgil Nayabcafe (blog) Jul 5, 2010 23958 32037 crying 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."
  • Ingrid Betancourt in International Herald Tribune
    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."

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