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weeping

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 bending downward or forward
  • with its long, weeping fronds, this plant makes a nice ornamental

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weeping

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of weeping (Entry 2 of 3)

as in crying, sobbing

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weeping

verb
present participle of weep

Synonyms & Antonyms of weeping (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to flow forth slowly through small openings
  • water weeping through the basement wall

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2 to shed tears often while making meaningless sounds as a sign of pain or distress
  • the child was weeping over the death of his dog

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The first known use of weeping was before the 12th century

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“Weeping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/weeping. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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