What does weeping mean?

Definitions for weeping
ˈwi pɪŋweep·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word weeping.

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.

ChatGPT

  1. weeping

    Weeping refers to the act of crying; shedding tears as an expression of distress, pain, sorrow, or other strong emotions. It can also refer to any kind of substance that flows or comes out slowly in small quantities, like the secretion of a liquid from a wound or a tree.

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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    It is not just because they dislike me as a person. In fact, I have had many a Republican come to me on the House floor and say' I tell folks back home that while I don't agree with you, I think you are a quite kind person.' I have had Republicans come up to me after the 6th, one of them even weeping and with guilt over what happened, so for some... publicly, this is a performance. But it is also personal because I can not separate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from my gender, I can not separate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of how I was born so their hatred of non-white people, their hatred of women is a hatred of me.

  4. Prof. F. A. P. Aveling:

    The really happy man never laughs - seldom - though he may smile. He does not need to laugh, for laugther, like weeping is a relief of mental tension - and the happy are not over strung.

  5. Akram Farouq:

    We haven’t slept all night because of the explosions, and now I am out in the street with my wife and children, who are weeping and trembling.

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