weinerlich

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

weinen (to weep, cry) + -er +‎ -lich

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weinerlich (strong nominative masculine singular weinerlicher, comparative weinerlicher, superlative am weinerlichsten)

  1. tearful, weepy, about to - or with a tendency to shed tears
    Egon, ein weinerlicher Jungen, weint schon beim Hören wie seine weniger weinerliche Brüder ohne winzen Vaters Rohrstock erleiden.
    Egon, a weepy boy, cries even when he just hears how his less tearful brothers endure father's cane without wincing.

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