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EtymologyEdit

cry +‎ -ing

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɹaɪ̯.ɪŋ/
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AdjectiveEdit

crying (not comparable)

  1. That cries.
    The crying child on the street was evidently lost.
  2. That demands action or attention.
    There is a crying need for more manual workers in this country.
  3. That deserves rebuke or censure.
    It is a crying shame that he managed to get away with that!

NounEdit

crying (countable and uncountable, plural cryings)

  1. The act of one who cries; a weeping or shouting.
    Their constant cryings kept us awake!

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VerbEdit

crying

  1. present participle of cry

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