Synonyms of tearful in English:

tearful


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adjective

1‘Georgina was tearful’

SYNONYMS

in tears, crying, weeping, sobbing, wailing, snivelling, whimpering

close to tears, on the verge of tears, with tears in one's eyes

emotional, upset, distressed, sad, unhappy

Scottish greeting

informal weepy, teary, blubbering, blubbing

rare lachrymose, larmoyant

ANTONYMS

happy, smiling, laughing

2‘a tearful farewell’

SYNONYMS

emotional, upsetting, distressing, sad, heartbreaking, heart-rending, sorrowful

poignant, moving, touching, tear-jerking, affecting, pathetic

literary dolorous

ANTONYMS

cheerful