weeping


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weep·ing

 (wē′pĭng)
adj.
1. Shedding tears; tearful.
2. Dropping rain: weeping clouds.
3. Having slender drooping branches.

weeping

(ˈwiːpɪŋ)
adj
(Botany) (of plants) having slender hanging branches
ˈweepingly adv

weep•ing

(ˈwi pɪŋ)

adj.
1. tearful.
2. dripping or oozing liquid.
3. having slender, drooping branches.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.weeping - the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)weeping - 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"
snivel, sniveling - whining in a tearful manner
sobbing, sob - convulsive gasp made while weeping
bawling, wailing - loud cries made while weeping
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
Adj.1.weeping - showing sorrowweeping - showing sorrow      
sorrowful - experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss; "sorrowful widows"; "a sorrowful tale of death and despair"; "sorrowful news"; "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"- Proverbs 14:13
2.weeping - having branches or flower heads that bend downward; "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
unerect - not upright in position or posture

weeping

adjective
Filled with or shedding tears:
Idiom: in tears.
noun
A fit of crying:
bawling, blubbering, cry, sobbing, tear (used in plural), wailing.
Translations

weeping

[ˈwiːpɪŋ]
A. N (= crying) → llanto m
B. ADJlloroso
C. CPD weeping willow Nsauce m llorón

weeping

nWeinen nt
adjweinend; woundnässend

weeping

[ˈwiːpɪŋ] npianto
References in classic literature ?
After a while, as the maid did not come back, and those upstairs were thirsty for the beer, the man said to the boy: 'Just go down into the cellar and see where Elsie and the girl are.' The boy went down, and there sat Clever Elsie and the girl both weeping together.
All was bright and beautiful; but kind little Bud would not linger, for the forms of the weeping Fairies were before her; and though the blossoms nodded gayly on their stems to welcome her, and the soft winds kissed her cheek, she would not stay, but on to the Flower Palace she went, into a pleasant hall whose walls were formed of crimson roses, amid whose leaves sat little Elves, making sweet music on their harps.
They did no gentle deeds, but cared only for themselves; and when they found their labor was in vain, they tried no longer, but sat weeping. Bud, with ceaseless toil and patient care, tended the lilies, which bloomed brightly, the crowns grew bright, and in her hands the wands had power over birds and blossoms, for she was striving to give happiness to others, forgetful of herself.
For awhile she lay silent, and I did not speak, though I saw by the heaving of her breast that she was weeping.
She found her son fallen about the body of Patroclus and weeping bitterly.
She wept as she spoke, and the women joined in her lament-making as though their tears were for Patroclus, but in truth each was weeping for her own sorrows.
Pinocchio, at that heartbreaking sight, threw himself at the feet of Fire Eater and, weeping bitterly, asked in a pitiful voice which could scarcely be heard:
At that sneeze, Harlequin, who until then had been as sad as a weeping willow, smiled happily and leaning toward the Marionette, whispered to him:
"Come, my daughter, come," continued Madame de Saint-Remy; "we will go and inform madame that at the very moment she is weeping for her husband, at the moment when we are all weeping for a master in this old castle of Blois, the abode of grief, there are people who amuse themselves with flirtations!"
You write that you are in great distress, and have been weeping. Well, I too am in great distress, and have been weeping.
Anna Mikhaylovna was already embracing her and weeping. The countess wept too.
The neighbors began to gather in the hall, staring in at the weeping woman as if watching the contortions of a dying dog.