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loud cries made while weeping
lamenting, wailing, wailfuladjective
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
A loud drawn out scream and howl.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Lamentation; moan; audible sorrow.
Etymology: from wail.
The camp filled with lamentation and mourning, which would be increased by the weeping and wailing of them, which should never see their brethren. Richard Knolles.
Other cries amongst the Irish, savour of the Scythian barbarism; as the lamentations of their burials, with despairful outcries, and immoderate wailings. Edmund Spenser, Ireland.
Take up wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears. Jer. ix. 18.
The wailings of a maiden I recite. John Gay.
Wailing refers to a prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger, typically associated with extreme emotion or suffering. It can also refer to a similar sound made by certain animals or objects, such as the wind.
The numerical value of wailing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of wailing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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.
We were trying to make it even before the heart attack happened, we were getting close, then the heart attack happened and pushed us back like a year or something. But after the heart attack, the movie just became informed by it, because they told me,' Hey, you got a 20 % chance of living tonight' -- which is like' You've got an 80 % chance of dying, motherf-cker.' And so all I could think about was, like,' Oh, s ---, this is the end.' And I wasn't upset, I wasn't wailing and gnashing teeth. I was like,' You know what ? I had a really good run, and I'm only 47, and that part sucks, but I can't complain.'.
All these people who are wailing and gnashing of teeth know that there are two ways of doing what they want to do, one, is to change the government and the other is to change the law. If they do either of those that will then have an effect.
They're just inconsolable, it's not just crying. It's a high-pitched wailing.
I don't think anyone can listen to Antonio Arnelo Smith crying and wailing the agony Antonio Arnelo Smith's in without their heart dropping.
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