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English adjective: tearful

1. tearful filled with or marked by tears


SamplesTearful eyes.
Tearful entreaties.


Similarliquid, misty-eyed, sniffly, snuffling, snuffly, swimming, teary, teary-eyed, watery-eyed, weepy


Antonymsdry-eyed, tearless

2. tearful showing sorrow


Synonymsdolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, weeping


Similarsorrowful


Antonymsjoyful









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