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Adjective: tearful  teer-ful [N. Amer], teer-fûl [Brit]
  1. Showing sorrow
    - dolorous, dolourous [Brit, non-standard], lachrymose, weeping
  2. Filled with or marked by tears
    "tearful eyes"; "tearful entreaties"

See also: liquid, misty-eyed, sniffly, snuffling, snuffly, sorrowful, swimming, teary, teary-eyed, watery-eyed, weepy

Antonym: tearless

Encyclopedia: Tearful