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Definition of "weeping" []

  • Shedding tears; tearful. (adjective)
  • Dropping rain: weeping clouds. (adjective)
  • Having slender drooping branches. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "weeping" in a sentence
  • "We read that, when He saw the sisters weeping, _and the Jews that were with them weeping_, Jesus wept."
  • ""Weep henceforth on the far bank, beyond ear-shot of the Fort," said John Fox, turning on his heel, "for the noise of thy weeping is exceeding great and will not let one sleep of nights.""
  • "They awake to find themselves covered in weeping sores, mottled skin, and are unrecognizable by their own family."