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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

How to pronounce wailing ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say wailing in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Photographer Abd Alkader Habak:

    The scene was horrible -- especially seeing children wailing and dying in front of you, so I decided along with my colleagues that we'd put our cameras aside and start rescuing injured people.

  3. 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.

  4. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    (C)(P) 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.

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