: flowing with or accompanied by tears <tearful entreaties>
: causing tears : teary <a tearful eulogy>
— tear·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
— tear·ful·ness noun
Examples of TEARFUL
- He looked up at me with his tearful eyes and asked for help.
- the tearful parting of two lovers
First Known Use of TEARFUL
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