What does weeping mean?

Definitions for weeping
ˈwi pɪŋweep·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word weeping.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crying, weeping, tears(adj)

    the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)

    "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"

  2. dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearful, weeping(adj)

    showing sorrow

  3. cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, weeping(adj)

    having branches or flower heads that bend downward

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

Wiktionary

  1. weeping(Noun)

    Action of the verb to weep.

    Their constant weepings kept us awake.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weeping

    of Weep

  2. Weeping(noun)

    the act of one who weeps; lamentation with tears; shedding of tears

  3. Weeping(adj)

    grieving; lamenting; shedding tears

  4. Weeping(adj)

    discharging water, or other liquid, in drops or very slowly; surcharged with water

  5. Weeping(adj)

    having slender, pendent branches; -- said of trees; as, weeping willow; a weeping ash

  6. Weeping(adj)

    pertaining to lamentation, or those who weep

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. weeping

    The oozing of water in small quantities through the seams of a ship.

How to pronounce weeping?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say weeping in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weeping in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weeping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of weeping in a Sentence

  1. Alex Gibney:

    The imperative for me to make this film was why so many people who didn't know Steve Jobs were weeping when Steve Jobs left.

  2. Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince:

    One runs the risk of weeping a little, if one allows himself to be tamed.

  3. Proverb:

    Beware of laughing hosts and weeping priests.

  4. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    There I lay staring upward, while the stars wheeled over... Faint to my ears came the gathered rumour of all lands: the springing and the dying, the song and the weeping, and the slow everlasting groan of overburdened stone.

  5. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    This lady holds up her hand and starts talking about her 31-year-old addicted daughter and the whole place is like weeping. ... It's just amazing to me.

Images & Illustrations of weeping

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