Textual thesaurus for "crying"

(adj) flagrant, rank, egregious, glaring, gross

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

(adj) insistent, instant, clamant, exigent

demanding attention

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

(noun) tears, weeping

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