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Another word for cry

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Verb
  1. To make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears

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    sounds

    happy

  2. To speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion.

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    words

  3. To speak or say very loudly or with a shout

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    sounds

  4. To make known vigorously the positive features of (a product).

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    knowledge

Noun
  1. A sudden, sharp utterance

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    words

  2. A fit of crying

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    sounds

  3. The act of demanding

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    request

  4. A rallying term used by proponents of a cause

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    words

Another word for cry

Idioms:

    a far cry (from)

Synonym Study

  • Blubber , a derisive term used chiefly of children, implies a contorting or swelling of the face with weeping, and broken, inarticulate speech
  • Moan suggests the expression of sorrow or pain in a low, prolonged, mournful sound or sounds
  • To whimper is to cry with subdued, whining, broken sounds, as a fretful or frightened child does
  • Keen , specifically an Irish term, signifies a wailing in lamentation for the dead
  • Wail implies the uttering of loud, prolonged, mournful cries in unsuppressed lamentation
  • To sob is to weep aloud with a catch in the voice and short, gasping breaths
  • Weep more specifically stresses the shedding of tears
  • Cry , in this comparison, implies the expression of grief, sorrow, pain, or distress by making mournful, convulsive sounds and shedding tears