Examples of weeping in a Sentence
with its long, weeping fronds, this plant makes a nice ornamental
a weeping song about a long-lost love
Recent Examples of weeping from the Web
A mural of a weeping woman, painted by the British street artist Banksy, is seen in Khan Yunis, Gaza, on Wednesday, April 1.
When Tito died in 1980, her weeping classmates threw flowers as a train carrying his body rolled past on the way to Yugoslavia’s capital, Belgrade.
On Monday morning, at the Red Cross shelter in Oroville, Beck stood stunned by the news a weeping neighbor had given her.
That’s prevailing theme — minus the weeping part — March 2, as people around the country celebrate Read Across America Day — the annual celebration of reading that takes place on Dr. Seuss’ birthday.
Cook and her surviving daughter Zalie stood and walked out of Criminal District Judge Tracey Flemings-Davillier's courtroom with the weeping woman still on the witness stand.
His other hand rests on a shoulder of a weeping boy huddled against his knee.
The winner — beating out distinctive favorites like the dancing lady and the twin girls — was the crying-laughing face, followed by the red heart, the weeping face, the heart-eyes face, and the blowing-a-kiss emoji.
Doctors often see cases far worse than Western doctors ever do: babies with growths half as big as their heads, women with breast tumors the size of softballs that have broken the skin, putrid and weeping blood.
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First Known Use of weeping
before 12th century
Synonymsbowed, bowing, declined, declining, descendant (also descendent), descending, drooping, droopy, hanging, hung, inclining, pendulous, sagging, stooping, nodding
Related Wordsfloppy, limp; dangling, falling, pendent (or pendant), suspended; dipping, sinking, slumping
Near Antonymserect, inflexible, rigid, stiff; elevated, raised, upraised
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Definition of weeping for Students
- a weeping birch
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