What does weeping mean?

Definitions for weeping
ˈwi pɪŋweep·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crying, weeping, tearsadjective

    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, weepingadjective

    showing sorrow

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. weepingnoun

    Action of the verb to weep.

    Their constant weepings kept us awake.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weeping

    of Weep

  2. Weepingnoun

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

  3. Weepingadjective

    grieving; lamenting; shedding tears

  4. Weepingadjective

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

  5. Weepingadjective

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

  6. Weepingadjective

    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.

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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. Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince:

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

  2. Aberjhani:

    Like a Passover Poet gliding from house to house and from trembling soul to trembling soul the wind scribbled sonnets of first time love and weeping haikus of last hours on earth.

  3. Kahlil Gibran:

    When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

  4. Johann von Goethe:

    Who never ate his bread in sorrow, Who never spent the darksome hours Weeping, and watching for the morrow,-- He knows ye not, ye gloomy Powers.

  5. Anne Rice:

    The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation.

Images & Illustrations of weeping

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