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Synonyms for crying
ˈkraɪ ɪŋcry·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    weeping, tears

    Antonyms:
    beseeching, invisible, imploring, inconspicuous, pleading

  2. clamant, crying, exigent, insistent, instantadjective

    demanding attention

    "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"

    Synonyms:
    instant, clamant, insistent, instant(a), egregious, exigent, glaring, gross, flagrant, strident, repetitive, vociferous, crying(a), blatant, clamorous, instantaneous, exacting, rank, inst

    Antonyms:
    invisible, beseeching, inconspicuous, pleading, imploring

  3. 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"

    Antonyms:
    imploring, inconspicuous, pleading, beseeching, invisible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cryingnoun

    Synonyms:
    weeping, lamentation

  2. cryingadjective

    Synonyms:
    weeping, lamenting

  3. cryingadjective

    Synonyms:
    notorious, great, enormous, heinous, flagrant, nefarious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cryingadjective

    Synonyms:
    weeping, sobbing, clamant, flagrant, egregious, heinous, nefarious

  2. cryingnoun

    Synonyms:
    weeping, sobbing, wailing, wail, clamation, bawling, puling, squalling

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How to use crying in a sentence?

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    There's no question, White House is just crying out for impeachment. That's why he flipped yesterday. ... You all have a story that isn't real. I mean, you want to believe that there's all this unease in our caucus. That simply isn't the truth.

  2. Doris Stevens:

    Now as I look back, all the while I'd been crying about my son in Dallas, my son was dead in that apartment complex and I didn't know.

  3. Kim Kardashian-West:

    I know this sounds crazy, but I know that was meant to happen to me. I don't want to start crying, but I feel like that was so meant to happen to me, i'm such a different person. I don't want to start crying anymore. It was meant to happen to me. I really feel like things happen in your life to teach you things. It was probably no secret -- and you see it on the show -- I was being flashy and I was definitely materialistic before.

  4. Foo Fighters:

    It's been really hard, actually, to get through the show, because in many ways, I feel torn. Like, why am I up here dancing and having fun when people are crying over the loss of their loved ones? she continued. However, that is exactly what these people want to do. They want to shut us up. They want to silence us. And we won't let them. We will never let them, because there is power in unity, and I do believe that as much chaos and pain and senseless violence and terrorism that occurs around this world, not just in Paris, as much as that that does occur, there is more goodness in this world. We are here to prove it. Audience members clapped and cheered in support of Madonna’s statements, clearly moved by her words. U2 Visits Memorial Site Near Paris Concert Hall, Bono Speaks Out: 'These Are Our People' Madonna, who visibly teared up during her speech, went on to say that she felt conflicted about performing on Saturday and considered canceling her show. I was gonna cancel my show tonight but then I thought to myself, 'Why should I give that to them? Why should I allow them to stop me and to stop us from enjoying freedom? all of the places where people were killed were places where people were having fun, people were enjoying themselves, eating in restaurants, dancing, singing, watching a soccer match.

  5. Mercedes Montagnes:

    This is what the Justice Department is here for, we’ve been shouting, we’ve been screaming, we’ve been crying from every rooftop … for advocates like us this is validating. It’s energizing to know that the full power of the federal government is going to come down here and hold people responsible.


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