crying - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate crying

crying is hyphenated as cry-ing

How to pronounce crying

crying is pronounced ´kr äɪɪŋ

Number of syllables in crying

The number of syllables in crying is 2

What part of speech in crying?

crying is an adjective

How common in the word crying?

crying is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does crying convey?

Has a sentiment score of -2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'crying'

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Common collocations before 'crying'

baby, back, child, eye, face, felt, heard, keep, like, mother, sound, start, stop, voice, woman

Common collocations of 'crying'

after, baby, back, child, did, down, even, eye, face, felt, girl, heard, keep, like, little, look, minute, mother, now, scream, see, sound, start, still, stop, time, voice, why, will, woman

Words with similar spelling to crying

drying, prying, trying

Common Noun Collocations of crying

Abba, arm, baby, blood, child, eye, fit, girl, God, hand, heart, help, home, house, infant, mercy, milk, mother, need, night, pain, person, room, shame, sorrow, spell, time, voice, woman, use

Common Verb Collocations of crying

be, begin, break, burst, can, come, do, fall, feel, find, go, have, hear, keep, laugh, run, say, scream, see, seem, sit, sob, spill, start, stop, tell, weep, will, 're, 's

Common Conjunction Collocations of crying

and, but, either, neither, nor, or