Dictionary Results for crying

1. crying - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): weeping, tears

Hypernym(s): bodily_process, body_process, bodily_function, activity

2. cry - noun

· a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

Synonym(s): outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation

Hypernym(s): utterance, vocalization

3. cry - noun

· a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"

Synonym(s): yell

Hypernym(s): utterance, vocalization

4. cry - noun

· a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"

Synonym(s): war_cry, rallying_cry, battle_cry, watchword

Hypernym(s): motto, slogan, catchword, shibboleth

5. cry - noun

· a fit of weeping; "had a good cry"

Hypernym(s): effusion, gush, outburst, blowup, ebullition

6. cry - noun

· the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"

Hypernym(s): sound

7. cry - verb

· utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

Synonym(s): shout, shout_out, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall

Hypernym(s): utter, emit, let_out, let_loose

8. cry - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): weep

Hypernym(s): express_emotion, express_feelings

Antonym(s): laugh

9. cry - verb

· utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"

Synonym(s): exclaim, cry_out, outcry, call_out, shout

Hypernym(s): express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give_tongue_to

10. cry - verb

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

Synonym(s): blazon_out

Hypernym(s): announce, denote

11. cry - verb

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

Hypernym(s): want, need, require

12. cry - verb

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

Hypernym(s): utter, emit, let_out, let_loose

13. cry - verb

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

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify

14. crying - adjective

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

Synonym(s): clamant, exigent, insistent, instant

15. crying - adjective

· 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"

Synonym(s): egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank

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