Associations to the word «Sobbing»
SOB, noun. (coarse) (slang) son of a bitch
SOB, noun. (uncountable) shortness of breath
SOB, noun. A cry with a short, sudden expulsion of breath.
SOB, verb. (intransitive) to weep with convulsive gasps.
SOB, verb. (transitive) to say (something) while sobbing.
SOB, verb. To soak.
SOB SISTER, noun. A journalist who writes mainly sentimental articles or has an advice column.
SOB STORIES, noun. Plural of sob story
SOB STORY, noun. (idiomatic) A sad story, especially one intended to elicit sympathy.
SOB, noun. A dyspneic condition.
SOB, noun. Insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous.
SOB, noun. Convulsive gasp made while weeping.
SOB, verb. Weep convulsively; "He was sobbing inconsolably".
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.