crying, weeping, tearsadjective
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, instantadjective
"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, rankadjective
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
Art is the essence of beauty. The artist, a mute that practiced crying until he managed to shout free of dissonance.
It was very chaotic, when we first arrived, there had to be about a hundred people out on the street, screaming, crying, people yelling.
The protesters, in Jerusalem and in Tel Aviv, revealed an open and raw wound at the heart of Israeli society, the pain of a community crying out over a sense of discrimination, racism, and of being unanswered.
I remember in particular one fire drill. I remember grabbing onto my students, running out, crying, they didn't see me [ crying ] because they're small, but my heart was racing.
I wasn’t allowed to sleep properly for nearly a week, it was not dissimilar from Chinese water torture. After the fourth day, not only was I going insane and crying every five minutes, nothing was changing.
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