1. [ adjective ] showing sorrow
Synonyms: dolourous lachrymose tearful dolorous
Related terms: sorrowful
2. [ noun ] (biology) the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
Synonyms: tears crying

"I hate to hear the crying of a child" "she was in tears"

Related terms: bodily_process sob snivel wailing sobbing cry
Similar spelling:   webbing