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Synonyms for crying

compelling immediate attention

Synonyms for crying

the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)

demanding attention

conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

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The natural history of crying and other vocalizations in early infancy.
Of the 15 dogs that approached a crying owner or stranger, 13 did so with submissive body language, such as tucked tails and bowed heads, another behavior consistent with empathy (the other two were alert or playful).
Among others, Bartholomew and Horowitz (1991) have specifically examined the relationship between attachment style and crying frequency.
White noise -- such as a recording of ocean waves or the monotonous sound of an electric fan or vacuum cleaner -- might help your crying baby relax.
A common grouse among most parents is that their babies keep them awake by crying at night.
I am interested in the type of crying that seems to occur in response to psychological situations and I also include within this phenomenon both the production of tears and sound.
Most of the males I talked to would leave their student alone if they cried, as they would want to be left alone if they were crying.
Look set out to discover just how a crying baby can affect a new mum's heart rate.
One site, known as the crying rocks, is where Carlos, his father, and his brother met tragedy when the brother fell and died of his injuries.
One sentence really set me back, though: "The next story I wrote was 'The Crying of Lot 49,' which was marketed as a 'novel,' and in which I seem to have forgotten most of what I thought I'd learned up till then.
And while I hate to be trapped in an airplane seat or a restaurant table next to a wailing child, my ability to tolerate, understand, and respond appropriately to crying is one of the skills that helps me retain my clinical competency.
Then I thought about what she said and I started crying too.
I remember once being unable to stop crying at a funeral and being asked by a fellow mourner if I was all right.
We know, for example, that crying comes out of various domains: aesthetic (beauty), social (personal desires), emotional (releases of tension), and biochemical (stress hormones).
A notorious human crybaby, according to her older siblings, parents and the building superintendent, will cry for two hours every two hours, refusing to acknowledge any distinction between crying and other basic infant activities, like"being awake" or"breathing.