Definition of Weeping

1. Noun. The process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds). "She was in tears"

Exact synonyms: Crying, Tears
Specialized synonyms: Snivel, Sniveling, Sob, Sobbing, Bawling, Wailing
Generic synonyms: Activity, Bodily Function, Bodily Process, Body Process
Derivative terms: Cry, Cry, Weep



2. Adjective. Showing sorrow.
Exact synonyms: Dolorous, Dolourous, Lachrymose, Tearful
Similar to: Sorrowful
Derivative terms: Dolor, Dolor, Tearfulness

3. Adjective. Having branches or flower heads that bend downward. "Lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers"
Exact synonyms: Cernuous, Drooping, Nodding, Pendulous
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Unerect

Definition of Weeping

1. n. The act of one who weeps; lamentation with tears; shedding of tears.

2. a. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears.

3. n. The act of one who weeps; lamentation with tears; shedding of tears.

4. a. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears.

Definition of Weeping

1. Verb. (present participle of weep) ¹

2. Noun. Action of the verb to weep. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Weeping

1. the act of one that weeps [n -S]

Medical Definition of Weeping

1. 1. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears. "Weeping eyes." 2. Discharging water, or other liquid, in drops or very slowly; surcharged with water. "Weeping grounds." 3. Having slender, pendent branches; said of trees; as, weeping willow; a weeping ash. 4. Pertaining to lamentation, or those who weep. Weeping cross, a cross erected on or by the highway, especially for the devotions of penitents; hence, to return by the weeping cross, to return from some undertaking in humiliation or penitence. Weeping rock, a porous rock from which water gradually issues. Weeping sinew, a ganglion. See Ganglion. Weeping spring, a spring that discharges water slowly. Weeping willow, a species of willow (Salix Babylonica) whose branches grow very long and slender, and hang down almost perpendicularly. (04 Mar 1998)

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weeping (current term)
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