All Kinds of Laughs and Cries
Life is not a bed of roses. It sometimes would make us cry. Sometimes we feel like laughing from the bottom of our hearts. It means that laughs and cries are two indispensable elements in our journey.
And no matter whether we laugh or cry, there are so many kinds of expressions. Accordingly, we need to have so many words or phrase to decribe these subjects in our life.
Different kinds of laughs:
1. 窃笑 snicker
To utter a partly stifled laugh
eg. I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat, and snicker
2. 傻笑/假笑 smirk
To smile in an affected, often offensively self-satisfied manner.
eg. The old libertine looked with a knowing smirk at the beautiful young woman.
3. 苦笑 smile bitterly
4. 咯咯地笑 giggle
5. 咧嘴而笑 grin
a broad smile that exposes the teeth; often it is a spontaneous expression of mirth, good humor, approval, or triumph
eg. And he owned with a grin,/That his favorite sin/Is pride that apes humility.
6. 傻乎乎的微笑 simper
a silly, self-conscious, often coy smile
eg. The model looked at her reflection in the mirror with an idiotic simper.
7. 轻声笑/咯咯笑 chuckle
8. 强作欢颜 force a smile
9. 一笑而过 laugh it off
10. 展颜微笑/莞尔一笑 crack a smile
11. 谄笑，谄媚的笑 saccharine smile
Different kinds of cries:
1. 哭泣 weep
eg. She wept herself into a state of exhaustion.
2. 呜咽 sob
describes weeping or a mixture of broken speech and weeping marked by convulsive breathing or gasping
eg. sobbing and crying, and wringing her hands as if her heart would break
3. 抽咽，抽噎 sniffle
To weep or whimper lightly with spasmodic congestion of the nose.
4. 哭泣 snivel
To complain or whine tearfully.
5. 哭泣，哽咽 moan
6. 嚎啕大哭，哭泣 blubber
refers to noisy, unrestrained shedding of tears accompanied by broken or inarticulate speech
eg. He blubbered like a child who had been spanked.
7. 嚎啕大哭 howl
8. 哭泣 yammer
To complain peevishly or whimperingly; whine.
9. 哀哭 whine
To utter a plaintive, high-pitched, protracted sound, as in pain, fear, supplication, or complaint.
10. 哀号，恸哭 wail
refers primarily to sustained, inarticulate mournful sound
eg. The women . . . began to wail together;they mourned with shrill cries.
11. 喜极而泣 Tears of joy; cry with joy
12. 失声痛哭 Burst out weeping
13. 泣不成声 Choke with sobs
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