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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tearful \Tear"ful\, a.
Abounding with tears; weeping; shedding tears; as, tearful
eyes. -- Tear"ful*ly, adv. -- Tear"ful*ness, n.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: filled with or marked by tears; "tearful eyes"; "tearful
entreaties" [ant: dry-eyed, tearless]
2: showing sorrow [syn: dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "tearful":
aggrieved, anguished, blubbering, careworn, crying,
dissolved in tears, doleful, dolorous, dumb with grief,
grief-stricken, griefful, grieved, grievous, in grief, in tears,
lachrymal, lachrymose, lacrimatory, lamentable, lugubrious,
mournful, plaintive, plangent, plunged in grief, ready to cry,
rueful, sniveling, sobbing, sorrowed, sorrowful, sorrowing, teary,
weeping, weepy, whimpering, with eyes suffused, woeful
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