Definition of CRYING

noun : CRYING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : CRYING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain; "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs" ;

  • 4. (

    ) proclaim or announce in public; "before we had newspapers, a town crier would cry the news"; "He cried his merchandise in the market square" ;

  • 5. (

    ) demand immediate action; "This situation is crying for attention" ;

  • 6. (

    ) utter a characteristic sound; "The cat was crying" ;

  • 7. (

    ) bring into a particular state by crying; "The little boy cried himself to sleep" ;

Adjective : CRYING

Source: WordNet 3.1


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