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He who is not impatient is not in love.
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Etymology

From Old French crier, compare Latin quiritare "to raise a plaintive cry", "scream", "shriek", perhaps [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] queri "to complain"; compare Sanskrit cvas "to pant", "hiss", "sigh". Compare quarrel a brawl, querulous.

Verb

Infinitive
to cry

Third person singular
cr

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
i

to cry (third-person singular simple present cr, present participle i, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (intransitive) To shed tears; to weep.
    That sad movie always makes me cry.
  2. (intransitive) To shout, scream, yell.
    The captured bear cub tried to cry out to its mother.
  3. (transitive) To shout, scream (words).

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Noun

Singular
cry

Plural
cri

cry (cri)
  1. A shedding of tears.
    After we broke up, I retreated to my room for a good cry.
  2. A shout or scream.
    I heard a cry from afar.
  3. Words shouted or screamed.
    a battle cry
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A group of hounds.

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