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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wailing, bawling(adj)

    loud cries made while weeping

  2. lamenting, wailing, wailful(adj)

    vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression

    "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners"; "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare

Wiktionary

  1. wailing(Noun)

    A loud drawn out scream and howl.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wailing

    of Wail

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wailing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wailing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of wailing in a Sentence

  1. Batman:

    Gotham has fallen silent. The night is no longer broken by the sounds of crime. Children are no longer waken by the sudden crack of a gunshot. There are no more cries in the darkness. No tires screech as wailing sirens chase desperate men and women through narrow streets. In a way it is a Gotham I've always dreamed of. But this is no dream. This is a perversion. This is a nightmare. It is the silence of fear. A silence only broken by the sound of marching feet. A sound that echoes around the world. Marching feet. The rhyme of dictators. Our world is ruled by iron fist of the man of steel.

  2. Bhartrihari:

    Hark! here the sound of lute so sweet, And there the voice of wailing loud; Here scholars grave in conclave meet, There howls the brawling drunken crowd; Here, charming maidens full of glee, There, tottering, withered dames we see. Such light! Such shade! I cannot tell, If here we live in heaven or hell.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I will say this without a doubt:- I have the testimonials of joe higgs and roy wilson- speaking about my works creating reggae and naming the original wailing wailers group name, among other things I was the architect of in trench town. those who seek to challenge me will always lose. put your money on the table which I will give to the poor people after your defeat.

  4. Suzi Brodof:

    They're just inconsolable, it's not just crying. It's a high-pitched wailing.

  5. Kahlil Gibran:

    Wailing and lamentation befit those who stand before the throne of life and depart without leaving in its hands a drop of the sweat of their brows or the blood of their hearts.

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