HyperDic: wailing

English > 2 senses of the word wailing:
NOUNactwailing, bawlingloud cries made while weeping
ADJECTIVEallwailing, lamenting, wailfulvocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression
wailing > pronunciation
Soundswey'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > wailing: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningvocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression.
Examples
  • "wailing mourners"
  • "the wailing wind"
Synonymslamenting, wailful
BroadersorrowfulExperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
English > wailing: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningloud cries made while weeping.
Synonymbawling
Broadercrying, weeping, tearsThe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
Spanishgemido, lamentación, lamento
Catalangemec, lament
Verbswailemit long loud cries

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