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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, weepingadjective

    having branches or flower heads that bend downward

    "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers"

Wikipedia

  1. nodding

    A nod of the head is a gesture in which the head is tilted in alternating up and down arcs along the sagittal plane. In many cultures, it is most commonly, but not universally, used to indicate agreement, acceptance, or acknowledgement.

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  1. nodding

    Nodding refers to the act of moving one's head up and down, usually as a sign of agreement, understanding, approval, or acknowledgement. It's a common non-verbal gesture used universally in human communication.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nodding

    of Nod

  2. Noddingadjective

    curved so that the apex hangs down; having the top bent downward

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nodding in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nodding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of nodding in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Risha:

    He was made to smack his mother, he had to do it three times before the smacks were loud enough for Tony Alamo to approve of them … His control was absolute. No one told him no. It was pretty horrible. Something as simple as falling asleep in church could get you in trouble, even though it was the third time you ’d been at church that day, and you had already worked and gone to school and prayed for several hours. We would be nodding off. But if someone went to sleep ? God forbid you got caught. It was pretty bad … I wanted to know what life was like beyond this.

  2. Kenneth Williams:

    The nice thing about quotes is that they give us a nodding acquaintance with the originator which is often socially impressive.

  3. Philip Hammond:

    The president hasn't yet had a chance to discuss with the prime minister the white paper, which was after all only published yesterday, and I know she's looking forward to the opportunity to discuss with the president how we can take forward the big opportunities for increasing trade and investment between the UK and the United States that she mentioned last night during the dinner at Blenheim, i saw that the president was nodding furiously last night as she was speaking last night and I'm sure there will be a very positive discussion between them today.

  4. Jake Auchincloss:

    Donald Trump sided with Russia over his own law enforcement. He stood by nodding while President Putin repeatedly lied about Russian actions. I mean President Putin was literally beating his chest while President Trump nodded and encouraged him along.

  5. Jeffrey McCall:

    Some news accounts simply reference ‘the ransomware attack’ without a specific origin, or point the blame generically at ‘a criminal group in Russia,’ it is curious to see this coverage appear to downplay the Russian connection, particularly whether this cyberattack could have happened without nodding approval from the Russian government.

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