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Definition of Weeping

Weeping

  1. of Weep
  2. The act of one who weeps; lamentation with tears; shedding of tears.
  3. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears.
  4. Discharging water, or other liquid, in drops or very slowly; surcharged with water.
  5. Having slender, pendent branches; -- said of trees; as, weeping willow; a weeping ash.
  6. Pertaining to lamentation, or those who weep.

Weeping Quotations

There should be weeping at a man's birth, not at his death.
Charles de Montesquieu

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. 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.
Khalil Gibran

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.
Khalil Gibran

Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of weeping, My heart is sick of woe.
Anne Bronte

Nature best teaches how to pray, and how to reverence all the gifts the Almighty has given us. She is like a vast outspread handkerchief, embroidered with God's eternal name, on which we may dry alike our tears of sorrow and of joy; she turns weeping into ecstasy, and fills our hearts with speechless, quiet reverence and resignation.
Robert Schumann
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Weeping Translations

weeping in French is pleurant
weeping in German is weinend, weinende, weinend
weeping in Latin is ploratio, lamentatio, ploratus
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