HyperDic: weeping

English > 3 senses of the word weeping:
NOUNactweeping, crying, tearsthe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
ADJECTIVEallweeping, dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearfulshowing sorrow
allweeping, cernuous, drooping, nodding, penduloushaving branches or flower heads that bend downward
weeping > pronunciation
Soundswiy'pihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > weeping: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing sorrow.
Synonymsdolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearful
BroadersorrowfulExperiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss
Spanishafligido, dolido, lacrimógeno, lacrimoso, lloroso
Catalanafligit, dolgut, plorós
English > weeping: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving branches or flower heads that bend downward.
Example "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"
Synonymscernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broaderunerectnot upright in position or posture
Spanishcolgante
English > weeping: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds).
Synonymscrying, tears
Narrowersnivel, snivelingwhining in a tearful manner
sob, sobbingconvulsive gasp made while weeping
wailing, bawlingloud cries made while weeping
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishlágrima, llanto, llorera, lloro
Catalanploradissa, ploralla, plor
Verbsweepshed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain

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