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weeping

adjective

Simple Definition of weeping

  • of a tree : having thin branches that hang down toward the ground

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of weeping

  1. 1 :  tearful

  2. 2 archaic :  rainy

  3. 3 :  having slender pendent branches <a weeping beech>

Examples of weeping in a sentence

  1. <with its long, weeping fronds, this plant makes a nice ornamental>

  2. <a weeping song about a long-lost love>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of weeping

before 12th century


WEEPING Defined for Kids

weeping

adjective weep·ing \ˈwē-piŋ\

Definition of weeping for Students

  1. :  having slender drooping branches <a weeping birch>





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