Definition of tearfulness in English:



  • See tearful

    • ‘You may also experience episodes of uncontrollable tearfulness and wide mood swings.’
    • ‘These almost forgotten painters were the radical artists of their time - social realists, albeit with a heavy dose of melodramatic tearfulness.’
    • ‘Patients with delirium may display a wide range of emotions, including anxiety, sadness or tearfulness, and euphoria.’
    • ‘It was only when she asked about the tearfulness and the anxiety and other things that I really realised I hadn't had them for a good month or so.’
    • ‘Symptoms may include feelings of sadness, tearfulness, and a sense of hopelessness.’