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Definition of "crying" []

  • Demanding or requiring action or attention: a crying need. (adjective)
  • Abominable; reprehensible: a crying shame. (adjective)
  • Notorious; lamentable (esp in the phrase crying shame) (adjective)

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Use "crying" in a sentence
  • "i bet the xbots are crying "how come they don't make something like that on our Red Ring System just because it messes up in 2 weeks doesn't mean they cant put it on ours too. * crying. *crying*""
  • "I ended up calling her crying from a hotel room in Miami like, "I really love you and miss you," and I don't even remember what it was about but it's hard when you lose a girlfriend."
  • "The natives asserted that they were produced by the inhabitants of shells, and they showed us some which they called the crying shells, from which they asserted the sounds proceeded."