Definition of weeping in English:


Syllabification: weep·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈwēpiNG


  • 1Shedding tears.
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    • I told her and she nodded, tears slipping from her weeping eyes.
    • Oblivious to the class going on around her, Amaiya breathed a soft cry of pain and tears began to slip from her weeping eyes…
    • Suddenly, weak laughter came out of the weeping girl.
  • 1.1Exuding liquid.
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    • With continuous scratching, the skin will become torn, resulting in raw weeping areas of skin.
    • Clinical examination revealed dime-sized, ulcerated, weeping skin lesions all over her body.
    • Ten months later she presented with a weeping nodule in her umbilicus.
  • 2Used in names of tree and shrub varieties with drooping branches, e.g., weeping cherry.
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    • The tree photographed here, a fine old weeping variety, is among the five dozen kinds of flowering cherries in the arboretum's collection.
    • I watched the weeping trees flow with the wind; this place - where we mourned - it's more like a heaven on earth.
    • But under the canopy of the weeping tree these scars will never show.



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  • Despite the serious and sometimes shocking issues he tackles, Chenoweth, at times, is weepingly funny.

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