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SOB

Shortness of breath. See Dyspnea.
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Why are you sobbing? I assume it's something to do with the piece of paper you're holding."
"Absolute hysteria here in #Wellington including a sobbing fan who was comforted by the Duchess herself!
"At the end of the song she started sobbing and had to take a few moments to keep it together," an onlooker told Radar Online.
As we continued to distribute Holy Communion to the others present, we heard a sudden sobbing of one of the women assisting at Mass.
When it rains it seems the room itself turns blue, trembles and falls like rain, as if endless time coming from nowhere fills the room, as if endless wind blowing in carries the room to the riverbank; turning into a boat, I float I get soaked; swaying, shivering, I keep moving; in the distance one can see the line where the river meets the sea, as if all around waves hiss, as if there's nobody around anywhere as if a profound sobbing chokes the throat as if terrifying harsh sobs strangle the room -- By what strange magic the ten directions sparkle in a moment, as if everything will revert to its real shape, as if all is a dance, all is rhythm, all is tinted light -- Awakening and seeing the rain, sometimes it's like this, then I pray Oh sky break up the room and give me more rain!
And, amid much theatrical sobbing, Sinead certainly delivered.
And Tulisa is sobbing more than Cheryl Cole peeling an onion while watching Ashley Cole pull a blonde at China White.
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's was seen sobbing as she waited for her on-and-off lesbian lover, DJ Samantha Ronson, outside the latter's home on Sunday.
RACHEL Stevens was a "sobbing wreck" after being in the bottom two on Strictly.
ONE of the greatest romantic weepies of all time will be leaving audiences in Warwickshire sobbing next week.