Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Demanding or requiring action or attention.
  • adjective Abominable; reprehensible.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Demanding attention or remedy; notorious; unendurable.
  • Melancholy; lamenting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Calling for notice; compelling attention; notorious; heinous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That demands action or attention.
  • adjective That deserves rebuke or censure.
  • noun Action of the verb to cry.
  • verb Present participle of cry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
  • adjective demanding attention
  • adjective conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

cry +‎ -ing

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