English version

crying

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcryingcry‧ing1 /ˈkraɪ-ɪŋ/ adjective  1 it’s a crying shame2 crying need for something
Examples from the Corpus
cryingThis final aching agony had auburn hair, grey eyes, multiple sclerosis and a sick dislike of crying babies.Dot had heard Mrs Parvis say that it was a crying shame, a young fit man like that.Without my exercise, I was a crying wreck.
cryingcrying2 noun [uncountable]  when someone produces tears from their eyes, usually because they are unhappy or hurt As he neared her tent he heard the sound of crying.
Examples from the Corpus
cryingThere are reports of links between crying and urticaria, a rash resembling nettle rash.Maternity blues linked to platelet receptors TWO-THIRDS of women suffer from postnatal depression, accompanied by crying, confusion and tension.Another child makes the family wretched with his crying for the better part of an hour.Nina was in the kitchen, her face red with crying, her eyes swollen.
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