a crying shame

noun

Definition of a crying shame

: a situation that makes one feel sad or disappointed It's a crying shame that movies are often so violent these days. It'd be a crying shame to miss the beginning of the show.

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“A crying shame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20crying%20shame. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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