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sobbing

adjective

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sobbing

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of sobbing (Entry 2 of 3)

as in crying, weeping

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sobbing

verb
present participle of sob

Synonyms of sobbing (Entry 3 of 3)

to shed tears often while making meaningless sounds as a sign of pain or distress
  • the child sobbed when she found the dead frog

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“Sobbing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sobbing. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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