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weeping

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of weeping

  1. 1 bending downward or forward <with its long, weeping fronds, this plant makes a nice ornamental> Synonyms bowed, bowing, declined, declining, descendant (also descendent), descending, drooping, droopy, hanging, hung, inclining, pendulous, sagging, stooping, noddingRelated Words floppy, limp; dangling, falling, pendent (or pendant), suspended; dipping, sinking, slumpingNear Antonyms erect, inflexible, rigid, stiff; elevated, raised, upraisedAntonyms unbending, upright

  2. 2 expressing or suggesting mourning <a weeping song about a long-lost love> Synonyms aching, agonized, anguished, bemoaning, bewailing, bitter, deploring, doleful, dolesome, dolorous, funeral, grieving, heartbroken, lamentable, lugubrious, plaintive, plangent, regretful, rueful, sorrowful, sorry, wailing, mournful, woefulRelated Words dirgelike, elegiac (also elegiacal), melancholy; dejected, depressed, despondent, disconsolate, dispirited, downcast, downhearted, heartsick, heartsore, inconsolable, tearful; brokenhearted, careworn, crestfallen, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, gloomy, glum, low-spirited, miserable, sad, triste, unhappy, woebegone; bawling, crying, groaning, howling, keening, moaning, yammering; bleeding, suffering; black, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, dark, darkening, desolate, dismal, dreary, funereal, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), joyless, low, miserable, moody, morbid, morose, pathetic, pessimistic, piteous, saturnine, somber (or sombre), sullen, wretchedNear Antonyms delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing, triumphant; bright, cheerful, cheering, cheery; laughing, smiling; blissful, blithe, blithesome, buoyant, jocund, jolly, joyous, lighthearted, merry, mirthful; encouraging, hopeful, optimistic; ecstatic, elated, euphoric, exhilarated, giddy, heady, rapturous, rhapsodic (also rhapsodical)



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