Synonyms of tearful in English:

tearful


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adjective

1‘Georgina was tearful’

SYNONYMS
in tears, crying, weeping, sobbing, wailing, snivelling, whimpering
close to tears, on the verge of tears, with tears in one's eyes
emotional, upset, distressed, sad, unhappy
Scottish greeting
informal weepy, teary, blubbering, blubbing
rare lachrymose, larmoyant
ANTONYMS

happy, smiling, laughing

2‘a tearful farewell’

SYNONYMS
emotional, upsetting, distressing, sad, heartbreaking, heart-rending, sorrowful
poignant, moving, touching, tear-jerking, affecting, pathetic
literary dolorous
ANTONYMS

cheerful