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
    US English
    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. Barbara Bush:

    Night after night, George held me weeping in his arms while I tried to explain my feelings, i almost wonder why he didn’t leave me.

  2. Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky:

    If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don't bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man.

  3. 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.

  4. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    All things are cause for either laughter or weeping.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of weeping

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