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Definition 1: filled with or marked by tears - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where tearful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tearful eyes
  • tearful entreaties

(tearful is similar to ...) filled or brimming with tears

"swimming eyes" "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"

(tearful is similar to ...) having eyes blurred as with tears

"sad and misty-eyed"

(tearful is similar to ...) with eyes full of tears

(tearful is similar to ...) liable to sniffle

(tearful is similar to ...) liable to weep easily

Definition 2: showing sorrow - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for tearful in the sense of this definition

(tearful is similar to ...) experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

"sorrowful widows" "a sorrowful tale of death and despair" "sorrowful news" "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"

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