1. weeping

noun. ['ˈwiːpɪŋ'] the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds).


  • wailing
  • sob
  • bawling
  • bodily process
  • sobbing
  • tears
  • activity
  • sniveling
  • crying
  • bodily function
  • snivel


  • source
  • dormant
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

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Words that Rhyme with Weeping

  • safekeeping
  • sleeping
  • creeping
  • bleeping
  • seeping
  • reaping
  • peeping
  • leaping
  • keeping
  • heaping
  • beeping

Example sentences of the word weeping

1. Noun, singular or mass
Adding fertilizer to the ground around a weeping cherry tree keeps the tree healthy.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Plant your weeping willow at least six weeks before the first frost.

Quotes containing the word weeping

1. know that a good, long session of weeping can often make you feel better, even if your circumstances have not changed one bit.
- Lemony Snicket, The Bad Beginning

2. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
- Kahlil Gibran

3. Come away, O human child!To the waters and the wildWith a faery, hand in hand,For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.
- W.B. Yeats, The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats

2. weeping

adjective. ['ˈwiːpɪŋ'] showing sorrow.


  • tearful
  • sorrowful
  • dolorous
  • dolourous


  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation

3. weeping

adjective. ['ˈwiːpɪŋ'] having branches or flower heads that bend downward.


  • unerect
  • drooping
  • pendulous
  • nodding


  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • laugh
  • inactivity