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1. weep

verb. ['ˈwiːp'] shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain.

Synonyms

  • express feelings
  • sob
  • whimper
  • express emotion
  • blubber
  • bawl
  • mewl
  • wail
  • sniffle
  • snuffle
  • cry
  • tear
  • snivel
  • blub

Antonyms

  • cry
  • leanness
  • whisper
  • exhale

Etymology

  • wepan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Weep

  • oversleep
  • mcsleep
  • anandeep
  • streep
  • phillipe
  • felipe
  • bopeep
  • asleep
  • steep
  • sleep
  • schliep
  • griep
  • creep
  • bleep
  • veep
  • tepe
  • sheep
  • sepe
  • seipp
  • seip
  • seep
  • riepe
  • reep
  • reap
  • peep
  • lepe
  • leep
  • leap
  • kniep
  • kneip

Example sentences of the word weep


1. Adjective
Replace the water pump if you see any signs of leaking from the weep hole.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Routine fur cleanings can irritate wounds or growths, exacerbating licking and biting as they scab or weep.

3. Verb, base form
Blisters may itch and weep fluids from the skin, but will not spread infection or contaminate others.

4. Noun, singular or mass
The burns weep and blister and need medical care.

Quotes containing the word weep


1. Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
- Carl Sandburg

2. I will not say, do not weep, for not all tears are an evil.
- J.R.R. Tolkien

3. Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.
- Clive Barker, Days of Magic, Nights of War

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