Synonyms for (adjective) tearful

Synonyms: lachrymose, weeping, tearful, dolorous, dolourous

Definition: showing sorrow

Similar words: sorrowful

Definition: experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

Usage: sorrowful widows; a sorrowful tale of death and despair; sorrowful news; even in laughter the heart is sorrowful- Proverbs 14:13


Synonyms: tearful

Definition: filled with or marked by tears

Usage: tearful eyes; tearful entreaties

Similar words: swimming, liquid

Definition: filled or brimming with tears

Usage: swimming eyes; sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid


Similar words: misty-eyed

Definition: having eyes blurred as with tears

Usage: sad and misty-eyed


Similar words: teary, teary-eyed, watery-eyed

Definition: with eyes full of tears


Similar words: sniffly, snuffling, snuffly

Definition: liable to sniffle


Similar words: weepy

Definition: liable to weep easily