|1.||[ adjective ] showing sorrow|
|Synonyms:||dolourous lachrymose tearful dolorous|
|2.||[ noun ] (biology) 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"
|Related terms:||bodily_process sob snivel wailing sobbing cry|