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Synonyms for cryingˈkraɪ ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    crying, weeping, tears

    beseeching, invisible, imploring, inconspicuous, pleading

  2. clamant, crying, exigent, insistent, instant(adj)

    demanding attention

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

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

    invisible, beseeching, inconspicuous, pleading, imploring

  3. 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"

    imploring, inconspicuous, pleading, beseeching, invisible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crying(n.)

    weeping, lamentation

  2. crying(a.)

    weeping, lamenting

  3. crying(a.)

    notorious, great, enormous, heinous, flagrant, nefarious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

cry, weeping, weep, blubbering, mourn, tears, sobbing, 'recrying, mourning, cries, bawling, whining

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