Definitions for: Crying

[n] 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"
[adj] demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
[adj] noisy with or as if with loud cries and shouts; "a crying mass of rioters"; "a howling wind"; "shouting fans"; "the yelling fiend"

Webster (1913) Definition: Cry"ing, a.
Calling for notice; compelling attention; notorious; heinous;
as, a crying evil.

Too much fondness for meditative retirement is not the
crying sin of our modern Christianity. --I. Taylor.

Synonyms: clamant, exigent, howling, imperative, insistent, instant, noisy, shouting, tears, weeping, yelling

See Also: activity, bawling, bodily function, bodily process, body process, snivel, sniveling, sob, sobbing, wailing

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