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.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
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
Examples of crying in a Sentence
They're just inconsolable, it's not just crying. It's a high-pitched wailing.
‘The Notebook’ deals with the real sense of the human tragedy, and at the same time of the opportunity for loving, i’m almost crying talking to you about it. It is so real. I’ve probably seen it seven times.
She wasn't eating and when I did talk to her, she was just crying and crying and all I could say was they could not hold you forever.
I think my first thought was, 'For crying out loud, what century is this?' there was no suggestion that men needed any help deciding what to put on in the morning.
It was a call I wasn't even going to answer. I said,' Well, let me answer it to see who it is.' I answered and the person on the other end said,' This is Tyler.' I said,' Who ?' He said,' This is Tyler.' I said,' Tyler who ?' and he said,' Tyler Perry.' At that point, I just broke down crying.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for crying
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for crying »
Find a translation for the crying definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)