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Definition 1: the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where weeping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I hate to hear the crying of a child
  • she was in tears

Synonyms for weeping in the sense of this definition

(weeping is a kind of ...) an organic process that takes place in the body

"respiratory activity"

(... is a kind of weeping ) whining in a tearful manner

(... is a kind of weeping ) convulsive gasp made while weeping

(... is a kind of weeping ) loud cries made while weeping

Definition 2: showing sorrow - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for weeping in the sense of this definition

(weeping is similar to ...) experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

"sorrowful widows" "a sorrowful tale of death and despair" "sorrowful news" "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"

Definition 3: having branches or flower heads that bend downward - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where weeping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nodding daffodils
  • the pendulous branches of a weeping willow
  • lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers

Synonyms for weeping in the sense of this definition

(weeping is similar to ...) not upright in position or posture

(weeping belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

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