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Noun: weeping  wee-ping
  1. The process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
    "I hate to hear the weeping of a child";
    - crying, tears
Adjective: weeping  wee-ping
  1. Showing sorrow
    - dolorous, dolourous [Brit, non-standard], lachrymose, tearful
     
  2. (biology) having branches or flower heads that bend downward
    "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow";
    - cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous
Verb: weep (wept)  weep
  1. Shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
    "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs";
    - cry

Derived forms: weepings

See also: sorrowful, unerect

Type of: activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process, express emotion, express feelings

Encyclopedia: Weeping

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