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English definition of “crying”

crying

adjective     /ˈkraɪɪŋ/
a crying need for sth mainly UK a need that is very urgent: There's a crying need for more nurses.Very important or urgent
it's a crying shame used to say that you think a situation is very wrongSympathy and compassion
(Definition of crying adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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