Definition of tearful:
pendulous, happy, teary-eyed, lachrymose, dolourous, misty-eyed, drooping, sniffly, snuffling, weeping, on the edge of tears, snuffly, dolorous, watery-eyed, sorrowful, liquid, lamenting, in tears, swimming, watery, weepy, bathed in tears, mournful, teary, cernuous, sniffling, nodding.
- "Berlin and Sans-Souci", Louise Muhlbach.
- "A Chapter of Adventures", G. A. Henty.
- "The Children of the World", Paul Heyse.