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tearful

adjective uk   /ˈtɪə.fəl/ us    /ˈtɪr-/
crying or likely to cry: After a tearful farewell at the station, we went our separate ways. Katy's always a bit tearful when it's time to go back to school.
tearfully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
tearfulness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “tearful”
in Chinese (Traditional) 含淚的, 流淚的, 可能會哭的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含泪的, 流泪的…
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