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Meaning of WEEPING

Pronunciation:  'weeping

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"
  2. [adj]  showing sorrow

WEEPING is a 7 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: crying, dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, sorrowful, tearful, tears
 See Also: activity, bawling, bodily function, bodily process, body process, snivel, sniveling, sob, sobbing, wailing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Weep"ing\, n.
    The act of one who weeps; lamentation with tears; shedding of
  2. \Weep"ing\, a.
    1. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears. ``Weeping eyes.''
       --I. Watts.
    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
    {Weeping sinew}, a ganglion. See {Ganglion}, n., 2. [Colloq.]
    {Weeping spring}, a spring that discharges water slowly.
    {Weeping willow} (Bot.), a species of willow ({Salix
       Babylonica}) whose branches grow very long and slender,
       and hang down almost perpendicularly.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are weeping means bad news and disruption in the family. Seeing others weeping in your dream, symbolizes pleasant reunion after periods of saddened estrangements.