crying, weeping, tears(adj)
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"
clamant, crying, exigent, insistent, instant(adj)
"clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
crying(a), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank(adj)
conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
"a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"
Action of the verb to cry.
Their constant cryings kept us awake!
That demands action or attention.
There is a crying need for more manual workers in this country.
That deserves rebuke or censure.
It is a crying shame that he managed to get away with that!
calling for notice; compelling attention; notorious; heinous; as, a crying evil
"Crying" is a ballad written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson that was a hit for Orbison.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
To utter an inarticulate, characteristic sound in order to communicate or express a feeling, or desire for attention.
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Rank popularity for the word 'crying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3996
The numerical value of crying in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of crying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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