A) Something that makes you sad
B) A way to describe your feelings when you wanted something and you couldn't have it
A) Person 1: My boyfriend just broke up with me.
Person 2: Oh no! How very tearful!
B) Person 1: Damn, I wanted to go to the Panic! At The Disco concert, but it was sold out!
Person 2: Yeah, I know! It's so very tearful!