HyperDic: tearful

English > 2 senses of the word tearful:
ADJECTIVEalltearfulfilled with or marked by tears
alltearful, dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, weepingshowing sorrow
tearful > pronunciation
Soundstih'rfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > tearful: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFilled with or marked by tears.
Examples
  • "tearful eyes"
  • "tearful entreaties"
Narrowerliquid, swimmingFilled or brimming with tears
misty-eyedHaving eyes blurred as with tears
sniffly, snuffling, snufflyliable to sniffle
teary, teary-eyed, watery-eyedWith eyes full of tears
weepyliable to weep easily
Oppositetearless, dry-eyedFree from tears
Spanishlloroso
Nounstearfulnesssadness expressed by weeping
English > tearful: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing sorrow.
Synonymsdolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, weeping
BroadersorrowfulExperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
Spanishafligido, dolido, lacrimógeno, lacrimoso, lloroso
Catalanafligit, dolgut, plorós
Nounstearfulnesssadness expressed by weeping
Adverbstearfullywith tears

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