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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Tearful as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

19 June 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 9 answers for the crossword clue 'Tearful', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Tearful a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Tearful as an answer itself some 45 times.

Tearful is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Thursday, 24 June 2021 with the answer being WEEPY, we also found WEEPY to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Tearful', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Tearful' and give you a hint.

  • Showing sorrow
  • Filled with or marked by tears; "tearful eyes"; "tearful entreaties"


We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Tearful'.

  • faulter
  • refutal The act of determining that something is false

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti

5 Letters

Slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"

Being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion; "too moved to speak"; "very touched by the stranger's kindness"

Liable to weep easily

7 Letters

The process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"

8 Letters

Showing sorrow

Keenly distressing to the mind or feelings; "poignant anxiety"

9 Letters

Showing sorrow

10 Letters

Showing sorrow

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